The Combined Use of a Posterior Dynamic Transpedicular Stabilization System and a Prosthetic Disc Nucleus Device in Treating Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease With Disc Herniations

Abstract

BACKGROUND Prosthetic replacement of spinal discs is emerging as a treatment option for degenerative disc disease. Posterior dynamic transpedicular stabilization (PDTS) and prosthetic disc nucleus (PDN) devices have been used sporadically in spinal surgery. METHODS This was a prospective study of 13 patients averaging 40.9 years of age with degenerative… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/SASJ-2008-0008-NT

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