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Surgery A11 A11 Copyright held by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. You may not sell, republish, or systematically distribute any published materials without written permission from JNSPG. 2013 Introduction: The optimal posterior surgical approach to treat cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) remains debated with varying opinions favoring laminectomy and fusion vs. laminoplasty. To address this controversy, we present an analysis of a prospective observational multicenter study examining outcomes of surgical treatment for CSM

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Introduction Anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) and transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) procedures achieve lumbar interbody arthrodesis. No recent study has compared improvement in pain and functional disability after both procedures. Whether ALIF or TLIF for treatment of symptomatic L5-S1 spondylolisthesis results in superior post-operative functional outcomes remains unknown. The primary aim of the study was to compare post-operative functional outcomes and complication rates following both surgical approaches. Methods A nationwide, multi