CONTROVERSIES IN SPINE SURGERYLaminoplasty is the Preferred Procedure for a Posteriorly Based Multilevel Surgery in a Patient With a Neutral Spine and Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy True or False?Kaye, Ian D. MD; Hilibrand, Alan S. MD, MBA; Morrissey, Patrick B. MD; Vaccaro, Alexander R. MD, PhD, MBAAuthor Information Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA; and Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA Dr Vaccaro has consulted or has done independent contracting for DePuy, Medtronic, Stryker Spine, Globus, Stout Medical, Gerson Lehrman Group, Guidepoint Global, Medacorp, Innovative Surgical Design, Orthobullets, Ellipse, and Vertex. He has also served on the scientific advisory board/board of directors/committees for Flagship Surgical, AO Spine, Innovative Surgical Design, and Association of Collaborative Spine Research. Dr Vaccaro has received royalty payments from Medtronic, Stryker Spine, Globus, Aesculap, Thieme, Jaypee, Elsevier, and Taylor Francis/Hodder and Stoughton. He has stock/stock option ownership interests in Replication Medica, Globus, Paradigm Spine, Stout Medical, Progressive Spinal Technologies, Advanced Spinal Intellectual Properties, Spine Medica, Computational Biodynamics, Spinology, In Vivo, Flagship Surgical, Cytonics, Bonovo Orthopaedics, Electrocore, Gamma Spine, Location Based Intelligence, FlowPharma, R.S.I., Rothman Institute and Related Properties, Innovative Surgical Design, and Avaz Surgical. He has also served as deputy editor/editor of Spine. In addition, Dr Vaccaro has also provided expert testimony. The remaining authors declare no conflict of interest. Reprints: Patrick B. Morrissey, MD, Naval Medical Center, 34800 Bob Wilson Drive, San Diego, CA 92134 (e-mail: email@example.com). Received April 20, 2017 Accepted August 19, 2017 Clinical Spine Surgery: February 2018 - Volume 31 - Issue 1 - p 1-5 doi: 10.1097/BSD.0000000000000600 Buy Metrics © 2018 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.