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2020 Jan-Mar

J Craniovertebr Junction Spine



Cervicothoracic junction disc herniation: Our experience, technical remarks, and outcome.


Mostofi K, Peyravi M, Moghadam B G
J Craniovertebr Junction Spine. 2020 Jan-Mar; 11(1):22-25.
PMID: 32549708.


C7-D1 disc herniation is rare in comparison with other cervical levels. The incidence rates are between 3.5% and 8%. The cervicothoracic junction disc herniation can be operated posteriorly or anteriorly. The anterior approach can be challenging because of the difficulty of access resulted from the manubrium. In this article, we present our experience about cervicothoracic junction disc herniation (C7-T1) surgery.