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BioMed Research International
Volume 2017, Article ID 7979850, 5 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7979850
Clinical Study

The Effect of Surgical Intervention for Delayed Cervical Central Cord Syndrome

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, Suzhou, Jiangsu 215006, China

Correspondence should be addressed to Jun Zou; nc.ude.adus@uozj

Received 27 November 2016; Accepted 27 March 2017; Published 9 April 2017

Academic Editor: Alessandro Martorana

Copyright © 2017 Yanan Liu 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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