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Here are seven things for spine surgeons to know for Thursday, June 20, 2013.
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Center Valley, Pa.-based Aesculap Implant Systems has introduced its CeSpace Interbody System for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion procedures.
A Delaware jury handed down a $16 million favorable judgment to Johnson & Johnson's DePuy-Synthes in its patent infringement suit against Globus Medical, according to a Mass Device report.
At the 11th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference on June 15, Fernando Techy, MD, adult and pediatric spine surgeon of Lutheran General Hospital and a clinical assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, discussed how spine surgeons should approach cervical myelopathy.
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In a recent study published in Surgical Neurology International, researchers studied Deuk Laser Disc Repair, a full-endoscopic surgical procedure, as a safe and effective treatment of symptomatic cervical disc disease.
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Wednesday, 11 January 2012 12:18

5 Points on ACDF in Surgery Centers

Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion is a surgical procedure performed to remove a herniated or degenerative disc in the cervical spine. While this procedure has been present in hospitals for some time, surgery centers are just starting to adopt it into their list of services. Neal Maerki, administrator of Bend (Ore.) Surgery Center, discusses issues to consider when adding anterior cervical disc fusion to an ASC.
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Surgeons can safely reduce prevertebral soft tissue swelling and odynophagia after anterior cervical discectomy and fusions by using the retropharyngeal local steroid, according to a new study published in Spine.
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Cervical disc arthroplasty increases total cervical range of motion, compared to anterior cervical discectomies and fusions, and could decrease the risk for adjacent segment breakdown, according to a story published in Spine.
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Patients who undergo anterior cervical decompression and fusion have more risk of experiencing gastroesophageal reflux than patients undergoing lumbar spinal surgery, according to a story published in Spine.
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A new study published in Spine shows similar good results after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with allograft, autograft and cage, as well as after cervical disc arthroplasty in patients with symptomatic cervical disease.
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