Prospective randomized study of the Charite artificial disc: data from two investigational centers.

@article{Guyer2004ProspectiveRS,
  title={Prospective randomized study of the Charite artificial disc: data from two investigational centers.},
  author={Richard D. Guyer and Paul C. Mcafee and Stephen H. Hochschuler and Scott L. Blumenthal and Ira L. Fedder and Donna D. Ohnmeiss and Bryan Cunningham},
  journal={The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society},
  year={2004},
  volume={4 6 Suppl},
  pages={252S-259S}
}
BACKGROUND CONTEXT For decades there has been a desire to restore motion of a painful degenerated spinal segment. Artificial discs have been used in Europe for almost 20 years. In the few reports available in the literature, the results have been promising. However, there have been no prospective randomized studies comparing artificial discs with spinal… CONTINUE READING