PIERCE-PEEK trial (Prospective International Evaluation of Radiological and Clinical Effects of PEEK Cages for Cervical Spinal Fusion): Final results of an international prospective multi-centre study

Olaf Suess, Sven Mularski, Markus Schomacher, Ullrich Meier, Marco Danne, Peter Vajkoczy & Theodoros Kombos
Objective: Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) is accepted as the surgical standard for decompression in cases of degenerative disease of the cervical spine with clinical signs of myelopathy. There is still though a lack of consensus about the best material for intercorporal fusion. Several[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]