Long-term clinical and radiographic outcomes of the Prestige LP artificial cervical disc replacement at 2 levels: results from a prospective randomized controlled clinical trial.

@article{Lanman2017LongtermCA,
  title={Long-term clinical and radiographic outcomes of the Prestige LP artificial cervical disc replacement at 2 levels: results from a prospective randomized controlled clinical trial.},
  author={Todd H. Lanman and J Kenneth Burkus and Randall G Dryer and Matthew F. Gornet and Jeffrey R. McConnell and Scott D. Hodges},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery. Spine},
  year={2017},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={7-19}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess long-term clinical safety and effectiveness in patients undergoing anterior cervical surgery using the Prestige LP artificial disc replacement (ADR) prosthesis to treat degenerative cervical spine disease at 2 adjacent levels compared with anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF). METHODS A prospective, randomized, controlled, multicenter FDA-approved clinical trial was conducted at 30 US centers, comparing the low-profile titanium ceramic… CONTINUE READING
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