ISASS 2016: Artificial disc replacement reduces incidence of adjacent level degeneration
The Positive Effect of Continued Motion of a Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement on Radiographic Adjacent Level Degeneration at Long Term Follow-Up
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209 patients with one-level symptomatic cervical disc disease were randomized to undergo cervical artificial disc replacement (C-ADR) or anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) for the purpose of determining whether C-ADR was associated with a reduction in radiographic adjacent level degeneration (ALD) and superior disc range of motion (two postoperative complications commonly associated wi...
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