The Current State of Cervical and Lumbar Spinal Disc Arthroplasty

Orr, R. Douglas; Postak, Paul D.; Rosca, Mircea; Greenwald, A. Seth
October 2007
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Oct2007 Supplement 3, Vol. 89-A, p70
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the advance technologies for artificial disc arthroplasty in the U.S. According to the surgeon, specific pain generators may include the disc as well as the facet joints at multiple levels of the spinal column. The treatments objective is to reduce pain, maintain or restore stability, correct height loss, and offer motion preservation.


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