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Zervikobrachialgie - ein Update unter besonderer Berucksichtigung der chirurgischen Therapie

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Cadosch, Dieter
Fournier, Jean-Yves
Hildebrandt, Gerhard
Published in Praxis (Bern 1994). 2012, vol. 101, no. 11, p. 715-28
Abstract The classic cervicobrachialgia results acutely from cervical nerve root compression by disc herniation or subacutely by radicular compression after progressive spondylotic changes of the cervical spine. The clinical presentation includes local and radiating pain syndromes that can be accompanied by sensorimotor deficits. Besides the medical history and a targeted clinical examination, supplementary radiographic means should be undertaken to confirm diagnosis. If no urgent surgical indication exists, conservative therapy should be initiated. However, with varying results of conservative and surgical therapy, chronic impairment can occur.
Keywords AdultAge FactorsAgedAlgorithmsBrachial Plexus Neuritis/diagnosis/epidemiology/etiology/surgeryCombined Modality TherapyCross-Sectional StudiesFemaleFollow-Up StudiesHumansIntervertebral Disc Displacement/complications/diagnosis/epidemiology/surgeryMagnetic Resonance ImagingMaleMiddle AgedPhysical Therapy ModalitiesPostoperative Complications/etiology/rehabilitationSpinal Fusion
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Research group Groupe Schaller Karl Lothard (neurochirurgie) (851)
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STIENEN, Martin et al. Zervikobrachialgie - ein Update unter besonderer Berucksichtigung der chirurgischen Therapie. In: Praxis (Bern 1994), 2012, vol. 101, n° 11, p. 715-28. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:44420

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