Motion analysis of single-level cervical total disc arthroplasty: a meta-analysis.

@article{Chen2012MotionAO,
  title={Motion analysis of single-level cervical total disc arthroplasty: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Jian Chen and Shunwu Fan and Xinwei Wang and Wen Yuan},
  journal={Orthopaedic surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={94-100}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this review was to investigate whether cervical total disc arthroplasty (CTDA) preserves motion of the treated level and what its effect is on adjacent segments. METHODS Relevant published reports were collected from PubMed, Medline and Cochrane library. The original studies were considered eligible only if the range of motion (ROM) of the index or adjacent level had been investigated. A meta-analysis was then performed on the collected data. Statistical heterogeneity… CONTINUE READING