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Review of Cervical Degenerative Disease Treatment Announced

On July 21, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announced that its Effective Health Care Program is interested in receiving supplemental evidence and data for a systemic review on cervical degenerative disease treatment. This topic was nominated by the CNS, which published guidelines on managing cervical degenerative disease in 2009. According to the announcement, the new systemic review will inform the development of updated guidelines from the CNS. The AHRQ also asks for information on operative versus nonoperative management of cervical degenerative disease.

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