ACE Report #6540
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EFORT: ACDF with a tantalum implant is safe & effective in treating cervical disc disease

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Anterior cervical fusion with tantalum implant: prospective randomized controlled study, five years follow up results

Contributing Authors: A Torres FF Mariano A Gonzalo

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61 patients requiring surgical intervention for cervical disc disease were randomized to undergo either anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) using an interbody tantalum implant or plating using an autologous iliac bone graft. The purpose of this study was to compare these two treatment approaches with respect to clinical efficacy, safety and cost-effectiveness at 5 years post-operation. ...

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