total disc replacement


Summary: The replacement of intervertebral discs in the spinal column with artificial devices. The procedure is done in the lumbar or cervical spine to relieve severe pain resulting from INTERVERTEBRAL DISC DEGENERATION.

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  1. Arrojas A, Jackson J, Grabowski G. Trends in the Treatment of Single and Multilevel Cervical Stenosis: A Review of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Database. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017;99:e99 pubmed publisher
    ..This remained constant through 2013. Lastly, motion-preserving techniques, which included total disc replacement and laminoplasty, had modest increases in utilization from 2005 to 2007...
  2. Sasso R, Anderson P, Riew K, Heller J. Results of cervical arthroplasty compared with anterior discectomy and fusion: four-year clinical outcomes in a prospective, randomized controlled trial. Orthopedics. 2011;34:889 pubmed publisher
  3. Storheim K, Berg L, Hellum C, Gjertsen Ø, Neckelmann G, Espeland A, et al. Fat in the lumbar multifidus muscles - predictive value and change following disc prosthesis surgery and multidisciplinary rehabilitation in patients with chronic low back pain and degenerative disc: 2-year follow-up of a randomized trial. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2017;18:145 pubmed publisher
    Evidence is lacking on whether fat infiltration in the multifidus muscles affects outcomes after total disc replacement (TDR) surgery and if it develops after surgery...
  4. Lanman T, Burkus J, Dryer R, Gornet M, McConnell J, Hodges S. Long-term clinical and radiographic outcomes of the Prestige LP artificial cervical disc replacement at 2 levels: results from a prospective randomized controlled clinical trial. J Neurosurg Spine. 2017;27:7-19 pubmed publisher
    ..Clinical trial registration no.: NCT00637156 ( ..
  5. Qin J, Zhao C, Wang D, Zhao B, Dong J, Li H, et al. An in vivo comparison study in goats for a novel motion-preserving cervical joint system. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0178775 pubmed publisher
    ..Besides, HA biocoating provide a better bone ingrowth, which is essential for long-term stability. In conclusion, ACVC-HA brings new insight to treat cervical degenerative disease. ..
  6. Kong L, Ma Q, Meng F, Cao J, Yu K, Shen Y. The prevalence of heterotopic ossification among patients after cervical artificial disc replacement: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e7163 pubmed publisher
    ..These should be useful to enable surgeons and patients to gain a better understanding of HO after cervical ADR. ..
  7. Rong X, Lou J, Li H, Meng Y, Liu H. How to choose when implants of adjacent height both fit the disc space properly in single-level cervical artificial disc replacement. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e6954 pubmed publisher
  8. Donk R, Verbeek A, Verhagen W, Groenewoud H, Hosman A, Bartels R. What's the best surgical treatment for patients with cervical radiculopathy due to single-level degenerative disease? A randomized controlled trial. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0183603 pubmed publisher
    ..Due to the small study sample size, this statement should be considered as inconclusive so far. ISRCTN41681847. ..
  9. Lou J, Li Y, Wang B, Meng Y, Wu T, Liu H. In vitro biomechanical comparison after fixed- and mobile-core artificial cervical disc replacement versus fusion. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e8291 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, CDR with a mobile-core prosthesis presented a little higher values of target segment and total ROM, but lower IDP at the inferior adjacent segment than CDR with a fixed-core prosthesis. ..