Article Abstract

Current strategies of reduce the rate of dysphagia and dysphonia after anterior cervical spine surgery and role of corticosteroids

Authors: Dong Chen, Min-Min Shao, Xiang-Yang Wang, Yan Michael Li, Ai-Min Wu


Anterior cervical spine surgery via Smith-Robinson approach (include anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, anterior cervical corpectomy and fusion, and anterior cervical disc arthroplasty) is one of the most commonly surgical procedures in treatment of degenerative cervical spine diseases and cervical spine trauma (1-3).