June 22, 2017
Investigators of this study found in patients with myelopathy due to congenital cervical stenosis, hybrid-cervical disc arthroplasty had similar clinical improvements as 3-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.
Researchers retrospectively reviewed 37 patients who underwent 3-level anterior cervical discectomy patients hybrid-cervical disc arthroplasty group and CDA and 1-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) he remaining 17 patients 3-level ACDF. mean follow-up period 2.37 years. VAS for neck pain and arm pain, the Japanese Orthopaedic Association scores and Nurick grades. ange of motion (ROM).