Preoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Is Associated With Baseline Neurological Status and Can Predict Postoperative Recovery in Patients With Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy.
Types of MRI signal change in patients with CSM. (A) No signal change. (B) Diffuse T2 signal (open arrow). (C) Focal T2 signal (closed arrow). (D) Segmentation of T2 (double arrow). (E) Low T1 signal (arrow head). MRI indicates magnetic resonance imaging; CSM, cervical spondylotic myelopathy.