Nuvasive Neo Disc & Spinal Kinetics M6-C

Photos attached of both devices below text Nuvasive NeoDisc Nuvasive is manufacturing a Cervical Disc Replacement called “Neo Disc” or “NeoDisc”.   It’s my understanding this replacement disc has been in use in the UK for a few years, but here in the United States it is still undergoing Clinical Trials. The Neo Disc is much […]

Prodisc L Artificial Disc Replacement

Cervical Artificial Disk Xray

Considering the Cost of Cervical Fusion vs. Disc Replacement

Artificial Cervical Disc Surgery Cheaper Than Fusion — Kevin McKeever HealthDay Posted: 2008-04-28 19:05:04 Note: This article was funded by ADR Manufacturer Medtronic, maker of the FDA Approved prestige Cervical Artificial Disc. The real cost of surgery is not just in the upfront expenses. MONDAY, April 28 (HealthDay News) — Treating cervical degenerative disc disease […]

Motion Preservation Surgery of the Spine: Advanced Techniques and Controversies: Expert Consult: Online and Print

Motion Preservation Surgery Text Book by James J. Yue (Author), Rudolph Bertagnoli (Author), Paul C. McAfee (Author), Howard S. An (Author) Book Link: Motion Preservation Surgery This is the most authoritative text available at the time of this writing (August 2008). * Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences * Pub. Date: June 2008 Product Description New motion-preserving […]

Heterotopic Ossification in Total Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement.

Cervical Spine Spine. 31(24):2802-2806, November 15, 2006. Mehren, Christoph MD *; Suchomel, Petr MD, PhD +; Grochulla, Frank MD *; Barsa, Pavel MD +; Sourkova, Petra MD +; Hradil, Jan MD +; Korge, Andreas MD *; Mayer, H Michael MD, PhD * Abstract: Study Design. Prospective clinical study enrolled in 2 centers (Munich and Liberec) […]

Multiple-Level Arthroplasty With PCM Disc May Be as Effective as Single-Level Replacement

Note: This article was originally published in 2005, and is based on a Study done in Brazil. The device used was the PCM from Cervitech. April 20, 2005 (New Orleans) — With two-year follow-up data on just under 100 patients, it appears that multiple-level arthroplasty with the Porous Coated Motion (PCM) cervical disc is as […]

Artificial Disc Replacement Lumbar Spine Surgical Outcome

Anyone with Back Pain has been told “Surgery is the last resort”. Most people do not require surgery and should not have surgery until every possible conservative treatment has been exhausted. However for those cases that do warrant surgery there is a new alternative to the current “Fusion” methods. The alternative is Artificial Disc Replacement. […]