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Advances in Orthopedics
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 241729, 4 pages
Review Article

Cervical Laminoplasty for Multilevel Cervical Myelopathy

Department of Orthopaedics, Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Finglas, Dublin 11, Ireland

Received 27 March 2011; Revised 26 June 2011; Accepted 16 July 2011

Academic Editor: Allen L. Carl

Copyright © 2011 Murali Krishna Sayana et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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