Anterior Cervical Fusion

 

Production Date: 2006

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Summary: Prolapsed cervical disc causes nerve irritation, which leads to pain in the shoulders and arms. Disc is surgically removed, causing nerve decompression. A spacer is inserted between the affected vertebrae. Compression is applied, and an anterior cervical plate is affixed to stabilize the vertebrae and stimulate fusion.

May 9, 2006

Ghost Productions


Category


orthopedics