Dr. Daniel Albright uses Zimmer Biomet's Mobi-C disc: 5 highlights

Written by Megan Wood | February 15, 2017 | Print  |

Daniel J. Albright, MD, of Raleigh (N.C.) Orthopaedic, has performed two-level cervical disc replacements with Warsaw, Ind.-based Zimmer Biomet's Mobi-C disc.

Here are five highlights:


1. Dr. Albright is among the first surgeons to utilize the disc in the Raleigh area.


2. The Mobi-C disc is the only FDA-approved cervical disc replacement disc for both one- and two-levels.


3. In an FDA Investigational Device Exemption study, researchers found the two-level cervical disc replacement had an overall success rate of 69.7 percent, compared to cervical fusions' 37.4 percent success rate.


4. The study also found patient who received the two-level cervical disc replacement returned to work an average of three weeks before patients undergoing the cervical fusion, at 24 months.


5. Dr. Albright completed a spine surgery fellowship at Cleveland-based St. Luke's Medical and a knee and hip replacement and revision surgery fellowship at Boston-based Massachusetts General Hospital.


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