Cervical Spine Myelopathy: Medical Myelopathies

This spine surgery lecture describes the non-surgical causes of cervical spine myelopathy and their differential diagnosis in the management of degenerative cervical spine myelopathy.

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Lecturer: Luca Papavero, MD, PhD

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Ref.ID: 2_15_papavero

DOI: 10.28962/01.3.036

What you will cover in this lecture

The emphasis of this spine surgery lecture is on non-surgical causes of cervical spine myelopathy.

A case is shown in which two clinical pathologies are co-existing and the question of the suitability for surgery is raised.

Then the author discusses the seven most common medical causes of cervical myelopathy. Each cause is discussed in detail with supporting radiological images and gross appearance. The clinical features are highlighted to aid diagnosis.

The discussion considers the case where the degenerative findings overlap the non-surgical findings.

Learning Objective

  1. Differential diagnosis of CSM
  2. Non surgical causes of myelopathy

Target Groups

Practicing Spine Surgeons

in Orthopaedic or Neurosurgical services for Continuing Education or recertification

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Dr Luca Papavero - Spine Surgery Faculty - eccElearning

Luca Papavero MD, PhD

  • Schön Klinik Hamburg Eilbek Klinik für Spinale Chirurgie, Hamburg Germany

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Cervical Myelopathy: Medical Myelopathies

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