Lower 5-yr subsequent surgery rate with Mobi-C disc arthroplasty vs ACDF with allograft
Subsequent surgery rates after cervical total disc replacement using a Mobi-C Cervical Disc Prosthesis versus anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: a prospective randomized clinical trial with 5-year follow-upJ Neurosurg Spine. 2016 May;24(5):734-45
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599 patients with either single- or two-level degenerative cervical disc disease were randomized to treatment through either cervical disc arthroplasty (CDA) or anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF). Data on subsequent surgeries - occurring either at the index level, adjacent level, or both - were obtained and compared between groups. Data demonstrated significantly lower rates of both su...
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