cervical spine fusion

cervical spine fusion

Orthopedics The operative fusing of 2 or more cervical vertebrae due to trauma to the spine and/or bone degeneration
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In the study titled Clinical Evaluation of Allogeneic Growth Factor in Cervical Spine Fusion, a retrospective analysis was conducted of one hundred and forty consecutive patients (228 levels) that had undergone cervical spine fusions using OsteoAMP.
In its review of published literature specific to PEEK cages and spacers in cervical spine fusion applications, Spinal News International reported that PEEK cages offer a clinical advantage over autogenous iliac bone graft (AIBG) alone or AIGB with plate and screw stabilization across all endpoints measured: (1)
Biomechanical study on the effect of cervical spine fusion on adjacent-level intradiscal pressure and segmental motion.
The postoperative incidence of dysphagia following an anterior-approach cervical spine fusion has been reported to be 50.
PEMF stimulation demonstrated its clinical potential in healing established nonunion of anterior cervical spine fusion.
Hacker served as lead investigator in a seven-year study of a titanium cage device used in cervical spine fusion surgeries.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to proceed with a PMA modular submission for its ongoing IDE clinical trial studying i-FACTOR peptide enhanced bone graft in cervical spine fusion and has commenced that process.
The SEEplate Cervical Plate system is intended for anterior screw fixation of cervical spine from the C2 through C7 vertebral bodies of the spine as an adjunct to cervical spine fusion.
The data attained from the patients enrolled in the multi-center study may support approval of an alternative to cervical spine fusion for patients suffering from degenerative disc disease and herniated discs.
In a cervical spine fusion procedure, the degenerated disc is removed, an interbody implant is inserted in its place, and a metal plate is then implanted to fuse the cervical vertebrae together.
Traditionally, the most common form of surgery for treating cervical degenerative disc disease (DDD) is cervical spine fusion.
CeraPedics is currently conducting a pivotal human clinical study evaluating P-15 Putty for use in the United States for cervical spine fusion.