Last updated on September 2018

Voice and Swallowing Outcomes Following Revision Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery

Brief description of study

Evaluate voice and swallowing outcomes post operatively.

Detailed Study Description

Anterior Cervical Decompression and fusion is one of the most common spinal surgical procedures performed in the United States. Common complications of this type of surgery are difficulty swallowing and nerve dysfunction that can effect voice. The chance of having voice and swallowing disturbances increases if this type of surgery has to be repeated. The purpose of this study is to document the voice and swallowing function of patients undergoing this type of surgery in an effort to find better ways to identify and treat these common complications.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT01017055

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Birmingham, AL United States
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Recruitment Status: Open

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