A long-term follow-up of dorsal foraminotomy in cervical disc disease emphasizing neck pain and adjacent level degeneration

J. Böttge, G. Maier, M. Merkle, M. Tatagiba & F. Roser
Objective: Minimal invasive dorsal foraminotomy for lateral cervical disc disease is an established surgical technique with preservation of the motion segment. Methods: 71 patients (2006 to 2010) were operated on by a monosegmental minimal invasive dorsal foraminotomy due to lateral or intraforaminal[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]