Arthroplasty in the military: a preliminary experience with ProDisc-C and ProDisc-L.

@article{Tumialn2010ArthroplastyIT,
  title={Arthroplasty in the military: a preliminary experience with ProDisc-C and ProDisc-L.},
  author={Luis M. Tumial{\'a}n and Ryan P Ponton and Angelina N Garvin and Wayne M. Gluf},
  journal={Neurosurgical focus},
  year={2010},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={E18}
}
OBJECT The introduction of cervical and lumbar arthroplasty has allowed for management of cervical radiculopathy and lumbar degenerative disease in patients with the preservation of motion at the affected segment. While the early clinical outcomes of this technology appear promising, it remains unclear what activity limitations should be imposed after surgery in patients with these implants. This is of particular interest in military personnel, who may be required to return to a rigorous level… CONTINUE READING