Cervical Discectomy

This page contains recent news articles, when available, and an overview of Cervical Discectomy but does not offer medical advice. You should contact your physician with regard to any health issues or concerns.

News: Cervical Discectomy

Failed Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Arthrodesis. Analysis and …   -  Aug 1, 2007
THOMAS A. ZDEBLICK, MD, STEVEN S. HUGHES, MD, K. DANIEL RIEW, MD and HENRY H. BOHLMAN, MD¶, CLEVELAND, OHIO. Thirty-five patients were managed operatively ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

REMINDER: ORLive Presents: Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion   -  May 11, 2007
In a premiere broadcast on May 11th, at 12:00 PM EDT (16:00:00 UTC) join Neurosurgeon Andrew Rhea and Orthopaedic surgeon Bill Edwards as they demonstrate ... Genetic Engineering News - Genetic Engineering News (press release)

REMINDER: Live Webcast: Anterior Cervical Discectomy Procedure   -  Feb 18, 2009
HARRISBURG, PA--(Marketwire - February 18, 2009) - PinnacleHealth -- Spinal surgeons at PinnacleHealth are using artificial disc replacement to not only ... marketwire.com

… -related quality of life in patients undergoing anterior cervical...   -  Apr 1, 2005
Anterior cervical discectomy, with or without fusion, is the most common surgery for cervical disk herniation (Whitecloud, 1999). There are several options ... $4.95 - Journal of Neuroscience Nursing - ECNext

ORLive Presents: Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion   -  Apr 23, 2007
In a premiere broadcast on May 11th, at 12:00 PM EDT (16:00:00 UTC) join Neurosurgeon Andrew Rhea and Orthopaedic surgeon Bill Edwards as they demonstrate ... Genetic Engineering News - Genetic Engineering News (press release)

[U] Meece v. Barnhart, 192 Fed.Appx. 456, 2006 Fed.App. 0569N (6th...   -  Aug 8, 2006
On October 24, 1996, Plaintiff underwent an anterior cervical discectomy and cervical fusion at C5-6. After the procedure, Plaintiff complained about ... $2.95 - U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit - VersusLaw

… life in patients undergoing anterior cervical discectomy fusion. -...   -  Apr 1, 2005
Health-related quality of life in patients undergoing anterior cervical discectomy fusion. ... find Journal of Neuroscience Nursing articles. Pay-Per-View - Journal of Neuroscience Nursing - HighBeam Research

Equivalence of cervical disc replacement device to discectomy shown...   -  Oct 26, 2007
...on total disc replacement using the ProDisc-C cervical indicate noninferiority to anterior cervical discectomy and fusion for neck and arm pain relief. ... Ortho SuperSite

DePaolo v. Dep't of Public Welfare, No. 995 CD 2004 (Pa.Commw. 01/04/...   -  Jan 4, 2005
As a result of this injury, Claimant underwent surgery in 1990 for an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion at C5-6, and she could not work for various ... $2.95 - Pennsylvania State Courts - VersusLaw

Paralyzed woman gets $10.6 million for error   -  Apr 8, 2009
She was paralyzed during cervical discectomy surgery. ... The cervical discectomy took place on Dec. 1, 2005, in Mount Carmel East hospital. ... Columbus Dispatch

Virginia Supreme Court Reports - LLOYD v. KIME, 275 Va. 98 (2008)   -  Jan 11, 2008
On June 29, 2001, Dr. Kime performed an anterior cervical discectomy decompression (a surgical procedure to remove the herniated disks from compressing the ... Pay-Per-View - Virginia Supreme Court Reports - Loislaw

Louisiana Case Law - EVANS v. WASTE MANAGEMENT, 2004-2043 (La. …   -  May 11, 2005
As such, I do not believe that cervical discectomy and fusion are indicated. I do not believe it will help his subjective complaints and it will not help ... Pay-Per-View - Louisiana Case Law - Loislaw

Abstract and Introduction   -  Jan 11, 2008
Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) is a proven intervention for patients with radiculopathy and myelopathy. [1] Because of limitations specific ... Medscape

[U] Shoemaker v. Irving Materials, Inc., No. 2005-SC-0710-WC (Ky....   -  Feb 23, 2006
Thus, Dr. Harpring performed an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion at C5-6 and C6-7 on January 24, 2003. On April 24, 2003, he released the claimant to ... $2.95 - Kentucky Supreme Court - VersusLaw

Idaho Case Law - DAVIDSON v. RIVERLAND EXCAVATING, INC., 34626 …   -  May 29, 2009
He recommended a three-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion at C4-5 ... As result of that injury, he underwent an anterior cervical discectomy at ... Pay-Per-View - Idaho Case Law - Loislaw

Artificial Cervical (neck) Disc for treatment of degenerative disc...   -  Sep 27, 2005
The surgical approach to implant the PCM device is the same as that used for cervical discectomy and fusion. A small incision is made in the front of the ... News-Medical.net

Medtronic Receives Approval for First Artificial Disc for the Neck in...   -  Jul 16, 2007
Currently, the most common form of surgery for treating cervical degenerative disc disease (DDD) is an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. ... Genetic Engineering News - Genetic Engineering News (press release)

ORLive Presents: What's a Laminoforaminotomy? A Discussion About …   -  Nov 15, 2006
...disc or osteophyte a quicker post-operative recovery time than those undergoing the anterior procedure known as anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. ... Genetic Engineering News - Genetic Engineering News (press release)

Forward progress - AltoonaMirror.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Community ...   -  Apr 18, 2008
...“In a spinal fusion, patients receive a cervical discectomy (surgical removal of an injured or herniated disc from the spine) and fusion using a bone graft ... altoonamirror.com

New Jersey Superior Court Reports - SINGLETARY v. WAWA, A-5723- …   -  Apr 23, 2009
In 1996, she underwent an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion at C5-6. On June 22, 1998, the Division of Workers' Compensation awarded Singletary 30% of ... Pay-Per-View - New Jersey Superior Court Reports - Loislaw

Artificial cervical disc replacement offered for neck and arm pain...   -  Sep 23, 2005
The surgical approach to implant the PCM device is the same as that used for cervical discectomy and fusion. A small incision is made in the front of the ... PsychCentral.com

Artificial disc demonstrates good 2- to 3-year results in IDE trial   -  Oct 10, 2007
BRUSSELS — At 2- to 3-year follow-up, a new total disc replacement produced outcomes comparable to those achieved by anterior cervical discectomy and fusion ... Ortho SuperSite

New Artificial Disc May Help Neck Pain   -  Apr 25, 2006
One group of 54 patients received the standard treatment of cervical discectomy and fusion. The other group of 66 patients received cervical discectomy ... Ivanhoe Broadcast News

No significant difference in fusion rates seen with postop bracing...   -  Sep 18, 2008
SAN FRANCISCO — Although the original protocol for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) recommends postoperative bracing, new research indicates ... Ortho SuperSite

Artificial Cervical Disc has Potential for Patients Requiring...   -  Apr 14, 2006
Fifty-four patients received the standard treatment of cervical discectomy and fusion. Sixty-six patients received cervical discectomy followed by ... newswise.com

EDP24 - Norfolk News - EDP24   -  Jan 4, 2008
A cervical discectomy is done through an incision in the front of the neck and involves removing all the problematic parts of the particular spinal disc. ... Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Pennsylvania Commonwealth Reports - DePAOLO v. DEPT. OF PUBLIC …   -  Jan 11, 2005
As a result of this injury, Claimant underwent surgery in 1990 for an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion at C5-6, and she could not work for various ... Pay-Per-View - Pennsylvania Commonwealth Reports - Loislaw

Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - ANDERSON v. ZURICH …   -  Mar 4, 2009
I would be somewhat concerned about doing a 2-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion without a little bit more information. ... Pay-Per-View - Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - Loislaw

Cervical Disc Degeneration   -  Jun 7, 2007
Cervical discectomy and fusion can be a very effective treatment for many patients. However, there are some drawbacks to the procedure. ... WSOCtv.com

Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - OWENS v. PRUDENTIAL …   -  Feb 3, 2009
In November of 2003, she ceased working to have an anterior cervical discectomy surgery. She returned to work in January of 2004. ... Pay-Per-View - Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - Loislaw

Abstract and Introduction   -  Nov 1, 2005
Robinson anterior cervical discectomy and arthrodesis for cervical radiculopathy: long term follow-up of one hundred and twenty patients. ... Medscape

Tennessee Reports - FERGUSON v. BROWN, M2007-02590-COA-R3-CV …   -  Oct 21, 2008
In order to correct this injury, the surgeon performed an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion on the Plaintiff at Skyline Medical Center on April 15, ... Pay-Per-View - Tennessee Reports - Loislaw

Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - ROARK v. US (WDVa. 2006)   -  Oct 13, 2006
...fn3] Thus, it was during this follow-up visit in January 2004, that Dr. Clark offered Roark the option of having cervical discectomy surgery. ... Pay-Per-View - Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - Loislaw

Abstract and Introduction   -  Mar 28, 2007
Complications of anterior cervical discectomy without fusion in 450 consecutive ... Elective cervical discectomy in California: postoperative in-hospital ... Medscape

Arkansas Workers' Compensation Decisions - CAMPBELL v. …   -  Jan 26, 2009
A well healed scar is noted just above her left clavicle related to a previous anterior cervical discectomy and fusion at C5-C6. Page 4 The patient, ... Pay-Per-View - Arkansas Workers' Compensation Decisions - Loislaw

Louisiana Case Law - LEONARD v. WALKER, 2007-0973 (La.App. 1 Cir. …   -  Mar 26, 2008
Dr. Pribil recommended that Mr. Leonard undergo an anterior cervical discectomy to fuse the cervical discs at levels 5-6 and 6-7, which were the discs ... Pay-Per-View - Louisiana Case Law - Loislaw

Connecticut Workers' Compensation Decisions - NUMAN v. WARNACO, …   -  Sep 22, 2006
He cautioned against proceeding with the cervical discectomy prior to doing more diagnostic testing. He again saw the claimant on May 29, 2002, ... Pay-Per-View - Connecticut Workers' Compensation... - Loislaw

International Approvals: Genous R, S-1, Sonablate 500   -  Aug 23, 2005
...healing at the lesion site and a biodegradable implant for graft containment in single-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion procedures. ... Medscape

메디팜뉴스 - ?약전문 1등 ?터넷 신문 (주소창? 한글로 '메디팜뉴스'를...   -  Jan 8, 2010
...기존? 전방 경추 추간? 유합술(ACDF; anterior cervical discectomy and fusion)? ??? 디스?를 제거한 후 금??과 나사를 ?용하여 수술 부위를 고정시키는 ... 메디팜뉴스

Article: Synthes cervical disc "approvable".(Noted ...) - Medical...   -  Nov 1, 2007
Article: Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion for cervical ... AORN Journal; December 1, 2002 ; 700+ words ... ... CERVICAL DISCECTOMY AND FUSION FOR ... Pay-Per-View - Medical Design Technology - HighBeam Research

Pennsylvania Commonwealth Reports - CITY OF PITTSBURGH v. WCAB …   -  Jun 4, 2008
McFarren underwent surgery for an anterior cervical discectomy fusion at C5-C6 with bone graft and instrumentation. Two years later, McFarren filed a claim ... Pay-Per-View - Pennsylvania Commonwealth Reports - Loislaw

Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - JOHNSON v. ASTRUE (NJ 7-28-...   -  Jul 28, 2009
In May 2003, Plaintiff was diagnosed with herniated discs in his neck and underwent an anterior cervical discectomy, fusion and removal of hardware to ... Pay-Per-View - Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - Loislaw

Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - KRISCHEL v. HENNESSY (NDIll...   -  Feb 6, 2008
Dr. Malek and Dr. DePhillips performed anterior cervical discectomy and fusion surgery on Krischel on October 24, 2007. (Pl.'s Resp. at 2. ... Pay-Per-View - Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - Loislaw

Arkansas Workers' Compensation Decisions - TANNER v. BAPTIST …   -  Jun 24, 2009
Dr. J. Michael Calhoun performed a C5-C6 anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with anterior disc replacement on March 10, 2008. ... Pay-Per-View - Arkansas Workers' Compensation Decisions - Loislaw

Slayer to postpone JLC date   -  Jan 11, 2010
A media release said Araya will undergo "cervical discectomy with fusion . . . a relatively routine practice and recovery rate is excellent." ... London Free Press

Article: Anterior cervical plating system wins US approval.(PRODUCTS)...   -  Aug 1, 2007
During the procedure, called an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, the surgeon makes a small incision in the front of the neck to reach the cervical ... Pay-Per-View - Biomedical Materials - HighBeam Research

Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - LUNA v. ASTRUE (MDTenn. 3- …   -  Mar 31, 2009
Plaintiff underwent an anterior cervical discectomy with fusion and fusions with Bank bone arthrodesis on April 11, 2005. (Tr. 307). Page 5 July 2005. ... Pay-Per-View - Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - Loislaw

Slayer has roots in Ontario city   -  Jan 9, 2010
A media release said Araya will undergo "cervical discectomy with fusion . . . a relatively routine practice and recovery rate is excellent." ... CANOE

Medtech Insight Offers New 2007 European Surgical Procedure Volumes …   -  Nov 23, 2007
...spine using a surgical procedure that is very similar to a standard anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) procedure, which is the current ... ... Pay-Per-View - Wireless News - HighBeam Research

Rahman v. W & A Distribution Services, Inc., No. 05 CV 2288 (EDNY 02/...   -  Feb 28, 2008
Therefore the economic damages were a consequence of . . .the cervical discectomy, which was the reason discovery was reopened in this matter." (Id. at 4-5. ... $2.95 - U.S. District Court, Eastern District... - VersusLaw

NuVasive Announces IDE Approval To Begin NeoDisc(TM) Pivotal Trial   -  Jun 29, 2006
...trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of NeoDisc by comparing the outcomes of patients to traditional anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

Artificial disc versus spinal fusion in the treatment of cervical...   -  Mar 31, 2009
Range of motion change after cervical arthroplasty with ProDisc-C and Prestige artificial discs compared with anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. ... Nature.com

A chill down the spine; The quick and cooling treatment of Buffalo...   -  Sep 24, 2007
With Everett on his back, the physicians performed what is known as an anterior cervical discectomy and realignment of C3 and C4, which involved removing ... Pay-Per-View - Los Angeles Times - ProQuest Archiver

Article: HERNIATED DISK Surgery or no ... - The Washington Post | …   -  Nov 28, 2006
The herniated disk is between his C3 and C4 vertebrae ... anterior cervical discectomy fusion. His herniated disk would be removed and replaced with ... ... Pay-Per-View - Washington Post - HighBeam Research

Calcified intervertebral disc herniation in a child with myelopathy...   -  Jun 14, 2005
4, 5, 8, 11, 12 Anterior cervical discectomy with or without fusion has been reported in the literature only in a few cases. 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, ... Nature.com

Cain v. Transocean Offshore USA, Inc, No. 05-30963 (5th Cir. 02/21/200...   -  Feb 21, 2008
In September 2001, he discontinued work to undergo a cervical discectomy and fusion. Cain returned to work in December 2001, when Transocean assigned him to ... $2.95 - U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit - VersusLaw

Medtronic introduces new spinal surgery implant   -  Aug 22, 2005
When surgery is needed to alleviate nerve or spinal cord compression, a surgeon may perform a procedure called an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, ... Twin Cities Business Journal

Arkansas Workers' Compensation Decisions - BREWER v. WAL-MART …   -  Apr 19, 2006
If the injection gave a positive result he would recommend the claimant as a candidate for cervical discectomy and fusion. Dr. Knox noted that "normally, ... Pay-Per-View - Arkansas Workers' Compensation Decisions - Loislaw

My Super Bowl highlight; Twelve years ago tomorrow, the Buccaneers …   -  Jan 25, 2008
I suffered a ruptured disk in my neck and underwent a two-hour operation called an "anterior cervical discectomy and fusion five-six with iliac graft. ... Pay-Per-View - Los Angeles Times - ProQuest Archiver

The Cervical Spine and Disc Degeneration   -  Aug 25, 2006
...to compare the safety and effectiveness of the CerviCore disc with traditional anterior (approaching from the front) cervical discectomy and fusion. ... WSOCtv.com

Louisiana Case Law - NOEL v. WAL-MART STORES, 2004-1113 (La.App …   -  Feb 2, 2005
The plaintiff underwent an anterior cervical discectomy involving two disc levels. Fragments were removed from the spinal canal related to a soft disc ... Pay-Per-View - Louisiana Case Law - Loislaw

Hallinan v. Astrue, No. 5:05-CV-576 (NDNY 03/27/2008)   -  Mar 27, 2008
...(3) Plaintiff's status post cervical discectomy, cervical disc herniation and depression were considered "severe" under the regulations; ... $2.95 - U.S. District Court, Northern District... - VersusLaw

Kentucky Reports - STOCTON v. FRENCH, 2004-CA-002637-WC (Ky. …   -  Dec 9, 2005
...disc protrusion at C5-6, and referred Stocton to a neurosurgeon who ultimately performed an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion in late May 2002. ... Pay-Per-View - Kentucky Reports - Loislaw

Like millions, Bryan Robson had slipped discs. But the cure could...   -  Sep 4, 2007
The first, an anterior cervical discectomy, involved the removal of the two damaged discs. This was to deal with the pain in the arm. ... Daily Mail

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Decisions - HUNTER v. …   -  May 5, 2006
Although Dr. Hipp did not offer to treat plaintiff, he stated that he would be "very comfortable with offering [plaintiff] anterior cervical discectomy and ... Pay-Per-View - North Carolina Workers' Compensation... - Loislaw

Injury of an aberrant vertebral artery during a routine corpectomy: a...   -  Dec 15, 2008
Depending on the pathology present, treatment options include combining a cervical discectomy at the anomalous level with a corpectomy at other levels for ... Nature.com

Louisiana Case Law - PETERS v. WILLIAMS, 40,403 (La.App. 2 Cir. 12/ …   -  Dec 14, 2005
Dr. Drerup performed an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion on November 16 and initially thought it was a success. However, by mid-December Peters was ... Pay-Per-View - Louisiana Case Law - Loislaw

New York Appellate Division Reports - SANZ v. MTA-LONG IS. BUS, 46 …   -  Dec 26, 2007
Approximately one month after the accident, the plaintiff underwent an anterior cervical discectomy, with an allograft and plate fusion. ... Pay-Per-View - New York Appellate Division Reports - Loislaw

Smith v. Eagle Molding Co. #1, No. CIV.S-04-1245 LKK GGH (EDCal. 05/ …   -  May 2, 2006
Anterior cervical discectomy, fusion with plating C5-7, posterior exploration of fusion C5." Plaintiff contends he will need additional medical treatment ... $2.95 - U.S. District Court, Eastern District... - VersusLaw

Medtronic Receives FDA Approval For BRYAN(R) Cervical Disc System   -  Jun 14, 2009
The BRYAN® Cervical Disc is designed to maintain range of motion in the neck which the potential alternative anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

Retroperitoneal lymphocele associated with lumbar spine fracture:...   -  Jun 21, 2005
Thoracic duct injury during anterior cervical discectomy: a rare complication. J Neurosurg 1998; 88: 151–154. | PubMed | ISI | ChemPort | ... Nature.com

Hopkins v. Astrue, No. 4:07-cv-4047 (WDArk. 04/17/2008)   -  Apr 17, 2008
On January 27, 2003, Dr. Patterson performed a C4-5 anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. (Tr. 161-162). Plaintiff returned to see to Dr. Patterson on ... $2.95 - U.S. District Court, Western District... - VersusLaw

The high rate of back surgeries in Bend   -  Jun 18, 2009
Often done in conjunction with a cervical discectomy, a fusion adds stability to the neck by replacing a lost disc with a graft, and sometimes rods or ... Bend Bulletin

Marcel v. Astrue, No. 07-0773 (WDLa. 05/15/2008)   -  May 15, 2008
Id. Kinnard opined that Marcel would need an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion for the disc herniation. Id. He felt that lumbar epidural steroid ... $2.95 - U.S. District Court, Western District... - VersusLaw

NuVasive reports in-human implant of NeoDisc cervical disc   -  Sep 20, 2006
...trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of NeoDisc by comparing the outcomes of patients to traditional anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. ... Free with registration - Medical Device Week - AccessMyLibrary.com

DISCOh Craig Smith is ready to take his chances after months out...   -  May 20, 2007
ANTERIOR CERVICAL DISCECTOMY. THE PROBLEM:. A herniated disc in the neck presses against the spinal cord, causing pain and numbness. THE SOLUTION: ... Pay-Per-View - Sunday Herald - ProQuest Archiver

Vogel v. Industrial Commission, 821 NE2d 807, 354 Ill.App.3d 780, 290...   -  Jan 4, 2005
Dr. Boury performed an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion at C4-C5 and C5-C6. During his deposition, Dr. Boury testified that claimant's fusion had ... $2.95 - Illinois State Courts - VersusLaw

Stone v. Dollar General Stores, 209 SW3d 445, 91 Ark.App. 260...   -  Jun 8, 2005
Dr. Barrett-Tuck performed an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion of C5-6 and C6-7 on August 6, 2002. The operative report stated, "A free fragment was ... $2.95 - Arkansas State Courts - VersusLaw

Illinois Appellate Court Reports - MOSS v. AMIRA, 356 Ill. App.3d 701...   -  Mar 24, 2005
...has determined that Mr. Moss is suffering from cervical radiculopathy and has recommended surgery involving a cervical discectomy and fusion at C5-6. ... Pay-Per-View - Illinois Appellate Court Reports - Loislaw

Tennessee Reports - ARCHIBALD v. SATURN CORPORATION, M2003- …   -  Mar 9, 2005
On August 1, 2000, Mr. Archibald underwent an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion at C4-C5 and C5-C6 performed by Dr. Abram and Dr. Edward Mackey. ... Pay-Per-View - Tennessee Reports - Loislaw

Galutza v. Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Co., No. 05-CV-58-GKF...   -  Jun 12, 2008
In November of 2002, as a result of an on-the-job injury, Galutza, who was a thirty-six years old at the time, underwent a C4-5 anterior cervical discectomy ... $2.95 - U.S. District Court, Northern District... - VersusLaw

Louisiana Case Law - WHIDDON v. LIVINGSTON PARISH, 04-1126 (La. …   -  May 6, 2005
One month later, Whiddon's neurosurgeon of choice, Dr. Thomas Cullom, performed a cervical discectomy and fusion. Dr. Cullom released Whiddon for work in ... Pay-Per-View - Louisiana Case Law - Loislaw

Little v. King, 161 P.3d 345, 160 Wash.2d 696 (Wash. 06/21/2007)   -  Jun 21, 2007
Five months after the accidents, Little had the first of two neck surgeries: "an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion" at the C5-6 level, ... $2.95 - Washington Supreme Court - VersusLaw

Washington Supreme Court Reports - LITTLE v. KING, 160 Wn.2d 696 ( …   -  Jun 21, 2007
Five months after the accidents, Little had the first of two neck surgeries: "an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion" at the C5-6 level, ... Pay-Per-View - Washington Supreme Court Reports - Loislaw

Does Artificial Cervical Disc Equate To Lower Treatment Costs In...   -  Apr 29, 2008
Currently, the most common form of surgery for treating cervical degenerative disc disease is an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF). ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

Surgical treatment comparison for spinal disease   -  Mar 21, 2007
Investigators performed a meta-analysis of studies involving a total of 2682 cases treated with five spinal fusion procedures: anterior cervical discectomy ... News-Medical.net

Pruitt v. Astrue, No. 07-0634-M (SDAla. 03/24/2008)   -  Mar 24, 2008
The doctor explained the anterior cervical discectomy and fusion at C6-7, which had been performed on June 2, 2004, as well as the follow-up treatment which ... $2.95 - U.S. District Court, Southern District... - VersusLaw

Morgan v. Girgis, No. 07 Civ. 1960 (SDNY 05/16/2008)   -  May 16, 2008
C4-5 and C5-6 levels, requiring surgery consisting of cervical discectomy, bone fusion and instrumentation in the spine . . . ; post-surgery Horner's ... $2.95 - U.S. District Court, Southern District... - VersusLaw

Arkansas Workers' Compensation Decisions - JOHNSON v. DILLARD'S …   -  May 15, 2009
I think her options are for trying physical therapy again or surgery in the form of a C5-C6 anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. ... Pay-Per-View - Arkansas Workers' Compensation Decisions - Loislaw

New York Miscellaneous Reports - CHIZZONITI v. McGRAW, 4008-06 (12 …   -  Dec 3, 2007
The plaintiff's attorney indicates the plaintiff's injuries include multiple disc herniation requiring an anterior cervical discectomy at two levels with ... Pay-Per-View - New York Miscellaneous Reports - Loislaw

Fullerton Surgical Center Leverages its AAAASF Accreditation to Gain ...   -  Apr 17, 2006
In addition, the center offers care in spinal procedures, such as microdiscectomy for neck and lower back, anterior cervical discectomy, and lumbar ... Today's SurgiCenter

Medtronic Receives Approval for First Artificial Disc for the Neck in...   -  Aug 27, 2007
Currently, the most common form of surgery for treating cervical DDD is an Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF). More than 200000 cervical ... Free with registration - Business Wire - AccessMyLibrary.com

Cervical fracture.(Disease/Disorder overview)   -  Feb 1, 2007
Anterior cervical discectomy: Surgery to remove a damaged disc may be done to relieve pressure on the spinal cord. A disc is a tough sac filled with a ... Free with registration - CareNotes - AccessMyLibrary.com

Cervical Radiculopathy   -  Mar 19, 2008
One of the most common surgical procedures to treat cervical radiculopathy, which is caused by herniated disc, is the anterior cervical discectomy. ... Buzzle

Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - PIERCE v. KY UTILITIES …   -  Jan 31, 2005
On October 16, 1996, Dr. Vaughan performed a cervical discectomy and interbody fusion with bone graft harvested from the left iliac crest. ... Pay-Per-View - Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - Loislaw

2003 Super Bowl has had lasting effect   -  Feb 2, 2008
I suffered a ruptured disk in my neck and underwent a two-hour operation called an “anterior cervical discectomy and fusion five-six with iliac graft. ... Youngstown Vindicator

Medtronic Receives Approval for First Artificial Disc for the Neck in...   -  Aug 15, 2008
Currently, the most common form of surgery for treating cervical DDD is an Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF). More than 200000 cervical ... businesswire.com

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Decisions - BRAY v. LYONS …   -  Dec 3, 2008
...symptoms reporting persistent neck and back pain status post previous micro-discectomy at L4-L5 and an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion at C5-7. ... Pay-Per-View - North Carolina Workers' Compensation... - Loislaw

REMINDER: ORLive Presents: Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement   -  Jan 24, 2008
An artificial disc surgery may be done instead of an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. The advantages of the artificial cervical disc replacement ... Web Services Journal - Web Services Journal

REMINDER: ORLive Presents: Cervical Disc Replacement   -  Apr 17, 2008
...the clinical outcomes of cervical artificial disc replacement (PRESTIGE Cervical Disc) to anterior cervical discectomy and spinal fusion procedures." ... marketwire.com



Background information on Cervical Discectomy [When available]

For cervical ruptured disk

Background information on

Search the web for more resources on Cervical Discectomy



Health Home | Conditions | Cancer | Medications | Surgery | Vaccines


The Cancer News Network


Disclaimer:

Contact a physician with regard to health concerns. Email requests for further health information will be discarded.

The materials contained on this Web site are for informational purposes only and do not constitute health or medical advice. Use of information on this site does not create or constitute any kind of agreement or contract between you and the owners or users of this site, the owners of the servers upon which it is housed, or anyone else who is in any way connected with this site.

Many links on cancernewsnetwork.org lead to other sites. cancernewsnetwork.org does not sponsor, endorse or otherwise approve of the materials appearing in such sites. Nor is CancerNewsNetwork.org responsible for dead or misdirected links.

IF YOU NEED A LINK OR TEXT REMOVED FROM THIS PAGE PLEASE CONTACT cancernewsnetwork (at) live.com.
We will do our best to accommodate your request.



COPYRIGHT 2009 CANCERNEWSNETWORK | Privacy | Privacy