Artificial disc replacement not superior to traditional fusion in cervical radiculopathy
The Discover artificial disc replacement versus fusion in cervical radiculopathy-a randomized controlled outcome trial with 2-year follow-upSpine J. 2015 Jun 1;15(6):1284-94.
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153 patients with radiculopathy in the cervical spine were randomized to receive treatment with either an artificial disc replacement device (ADR), or the traditional anterior cervical decompression and fusion (ACDF) in order to determine the more effective procedure. Findings showed that at 2 postoperative years, neck disability index and quality of life measures were comparable between the two g...
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