This is a surgery to remove one or more of a patient’s vertebrae in the neck. A surgeon will remove the front of the vertebra and inserts a bone gradt into the open space. They will stimulate new bone growth which will eventually join the upper and lower vertebrae together (fusion). This surgery will decompress the nerve roots and/or spinal cord by removing the pressure.
Synonyms: Cervical corpectomy
Corpectomy is a surgical procedure to shorten the spinal cord and nerves. It includes eliminate the part of the body.
Compression in Spinal Cord,Advanced spinal cord problems including sever pain, weakness, numbness and in some cases loss of motor skills of the hand.