[Comparative study of short-term results between total artificial disc prosthesis and anterior lumbar interbody fusion].


PURPOSE OF THE STUDY The purpose of this study was to examine short-term clinical results with a lumbar disc prosthesis in comparison with anterior interbody fusion for the treatment of chronic low-back pain resulting from disc degeneration. MATERIAL AND METHODS This was a consecutive series of 32 patients who underwent surgery between 2002 and 2005… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.rco.2007.12.011


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