Implications of Adjacent Segment Disease After Cervical Spine Surgery

JAAOS review article examines incidence, causes

Maureen Leahy

Anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion (ACDF) is a common treatment for cervical spondylosis, with clinical success in relieving the pain and improving the neurologic symptoms associated with the disease. However, adjacent segment disease (ASD) has been associated with cervical spine fusion.

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