Fusion around cervical disc prosthesis: case report.

  title={Fusion around cervical disc prosthesis: case report.},
  author={Ronald H M A Bartels and Roland D. Donk},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={E194; discussion E194}
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE Cervical arthroplasty is a relatively new method to maintain motion after cervical anterior discectomy. Two cases are presented in which bony fusion occurred around a cervical disc prosthesis. CLINICAL PRESENTATION A 30-year-old man and a 49-year-old woman underwent a right-sided anterior cervical discectomy because of pain in the right arm resulting from a herniated disc (C5-C6). INTERVENTION A cervical disc prosthesis (Bryan disc prosthesis) was implanted… CONTINUE READING