Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement Outcomes at 5 to 10 Years

“Cervical disc replacement is one of the most rigorously studied procedures we have in spine surgery,” Dr. Frank M. Phillips told attendees at the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery’s (ISASS) 19th Annual Conference held April 3 to 5, 2019 in Anaheim, CA. Data consistently show that artificial disc replacement is safe and effective for the treatment of cervical disc degeneration with radiculopathy and/or myelopathy and demonstrates superiority over anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) in both short-term and longer-term follow-up studies, he said.

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