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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1 Participants included patients who had a risk factor that could impair their cervical spine fusion success; or they had a risk factor and received at least a two- or three-level arthrodesis.
After corpectomy, cervical spine fusion and stability can be carried out by different approaches, each with its merits and demerits.
launch of Spine Essentials(TM), a new platform of spinal implants and instruments designed to make the most common cervical spine fusion procedures more efficient and help hospital systems manage costs, while maintaining quality.
Biomechanical study on the effect of cervical spine fusion on adjacent-level intradiscal pressure and segmental motion.
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 effect of anterior cervical spine fusion on adjacent segments.
The postoperative incidence of dysphagia following an anterior-approach cervical spine fusion has been reported to be 50.
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 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.
Traditionally, the most common form of surgery for treating cervical degenerative disc disease (DDD) is cervical spine fusion.