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Neurology Research International
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 734232, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/734232
Clinical Study

Oblique Corpectomy to Manage Cervical Myeloradiculopathy

1Department of Neurosurgery, Lariboisiere University Hospital, 75475 Paris Cedex 10, France
2Service de Neurochirurgie, Hôpital Lariboisière, 2 rue Ambroise Paré, 75475 Paris cedex 10, France

Received 26 May 2011; Accepted 13 August 2011

Academic Editor: Kemal Koc

Copyright © 2011 Chibbaro Salvatore 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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