New TO examines CDA vs. ACDF

By Michael R. Zindrick, MD, and Fareeha Shuttari-Khan, MPH

Compares cervical disk arthroplasty and anterior cervical disk fusion

Since its introduction in the United States in 2003, the artificial cervical vertebral disk has presented physicians and patients with the prospect of achieving relief of radicular arm and neck pain, while at the same time maintaining spine segmental motion and thus eliminating adjacent segment degeneration.

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