Letter to the Editor. Randomized controlled trials on anterior versus posterior surgical decompression for degenerative cervical myelopathy

Mario Ganau MD, PhD, MBA, FEBNS 1 , Mohammad Iqbal MBBS 1 , Gianfranco K. I. Ligarotti MD 2 , and So Kato MD, PhD 3
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  • 1 Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, United Kingdom;
  • 2 University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, United Kingdom; and
  • 3 University of Tokyo, Japan
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Contributor Notes

Correspondence Mario Ganau: mario.ganau@alumni.harvard.edu.

INCLUDE WHEN CITING Published online February 5, 2021; DOI: 10.3171/2020.10.SPINE201895.

Disclosures The authors report no conflict of interest.

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