Cervical disc disease: fusion cage similar to Cloward procedure in long-term
Long-term randomised comparison between a carbon fibre cage and the Cloward procedure in the cervical spineEur Spine J. 2007 Feb;16(2):173-8. Epub 2006 Feb 7.
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103 patients with cervical disc disease were randomized to either receive anterior cervical decompression and fusion (ACDF) using a cervical intervertebral fusion cage, or ACDF using the Cloward Procedure, to compare long-term treatment efficacy. Results at the 76 month follow-up indicated no difference in the outcome measures between the use of a fusion cage or the Cloward Procedure.
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