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VIDEO: Artificial disc vs fusion more cost-effective for treatment of two-level degenerative disc disease

ORLANDO, Fla. — At the Spine Summit 2016: CNS/AANS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Annual Meeting, Jared D. Ament, MD, MPH, discussed a study which compared the cost of a two-level cervical artificial disc with the cost for fusion. He said two-level artificial discs were more cost-effective compared with the conventional two-level fusion.

ORLANDO, Fla. — At the Spine Summit 2016: CNS/AANS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Annual Meeting, Jared D. Ament, MD, MPH, discussed a study which compared the cost of a two-level cervical artificial disc with the cost for fusion. He said two-level artificial discs were more cost-effective compared with the conventional two-level fusion.

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