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Arthroplasty with PTUCD prosthesis superior to ACDF in cervical disc degeneration

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May 2016

Arthroplasty with PTUCD prosthesis superior to ACDF in cervical disc degeneration

Vol: 5| Issue: 5| Number:25| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Polyurethane on titanium unconstrained disc arthroplasty versus anterior discectomy and fusion for the treatment of cervical disc disease: a review of level I-II randomized clinical trials including clinical outcomes

Eur Spine J. 2015 Dec;24(12):2735-45

Contributing Authors:
M Aragonés E Hevia C Barrios

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10 randomized controlled trials with a total of 1101 patients undergoing treatment for cervical disc degeneration with either polyurethane on titanium unconstrained cervical disc (PTUCD) arthroplasty or anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) were included in the present meta-analysis. The study was carried out to clarify conflicting conclusions drawn in previous trials regarding the superi...

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