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Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Results

How are the Results for Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion? General consensus by most surgeons and patients report a 95%-98% success rate in terms of relief of arm pain.  That statistic is very important for everyone to understand. Cervical Discectomy Surgery is successful for ARM PAIN.  Unfortunately,  that does not mean neck pain, or headaches. Just […]

Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Works

The results of Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion are excellent.  I find it strange that I must defend the results,  but we are in a new era of information.  Some would call it mis-information.  If you spend time researching cervical discectomy surgery,  you now see a trend where certain entities are advertising the radical nature of […]

Repeat Surgery After Cervical Discectomy and Fusion

Traditionally,  spinal surgery  had a bad reputation.  But,  epidemiological studies have demonstrated efficacy of certain procedures.  Recent analysis of the SPORT data indicates that for a matched population of patients with symptomatic disk herniations  there are better long term outcomes for the surgical patient. Still,  there is the constant fear of spinal surgery leading to additional […]