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 […]

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. […]