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Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion

Safety and Outcome of Outpatient 2-Level Hybrid Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion plus Adjacent Total Disc Replacement

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2017.033
Pages: 
440–4
Synopsis: 
Hybrid anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) and total disc replacement (TDR) have been found to exhibit similar outcomes in the treatment of cervical spondylosis.

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Accepted: 
12 May, 2017
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e-Published: 10 Jul, 2017

Trends in Inpatient versus Outpatient Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion in the United States of America: An Epidemiologic and Economic Analysis

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2017.026
Pages: 
399-403
Synopsis: 
Review of national trend in outpatient anterior cervical fusion showed an increase over four years. There was no correlation to reimbursements in database sample.

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Accepted: 
12 May, 2017
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e-Published: 24 May, 2017

Dysphagia Incidence after Outpatient Anterior Cervical Surgery Using Instrumentation versus No Instrumentation

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.152
Pages: 
39-45
Synopsis: 
The medical records of patients who had undergone anterior cervical discectomy and fusion and anterior cervical discectomy were reviewed. There was no statistically significant difference in the clinical outcomes of neck disability index scores between the groups. The incidence of dysphagia was noted to be 12% in patients who had undergone anterior cervical discectomy and fusion compared to no instrumentation.

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Accepted: 
11 Jul, 2016
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e-Published: 19 Jul, 2016
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