EFORT: ACDF with a tantalum implant is safe & effective in treating cervical disc disease
Anterior cervical fusion with tantalum implant: prospective randomized controlled study, five years follow up results
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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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