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Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy

From Basic Science to Clinical Practice

  • 1st Edition - November 23, 2023
  • Editor: Michael G. Fehlings
  • Language: English
  • Hardback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 9 5 3 3 4 - 4
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 9 5 7 9 1 - 5

Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy: From Basic Science to Clinical Practice lays the foundation for understanding DCM manifestation, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment… Read more

Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy

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Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy: From Basic Science to Clinical Practice lays the foundation for understanding DCM manifestation, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment strategies. The book covers the latest basic and clinical research, updates on patient management strategies, and discusses promising neuroprotective therapies for the future of DCM care. Written by international experts across a range of topics related to degenerative cervical myelopathy, the book helps readers understand the challenges and future directions of patient management.

As degenerative cervical myelopathy (DCM) is the leading cause of spinal cord dysfunction and one of the most common indications for spinal surgery worldwide, the term DCM encompasses a group of chronic, non-traumatic spinal cord injuries that occur due to degenerative changes in the cervical spine (e.g. disc spondylosis or repetitive dynamic injury from hyper-mobility).