Radiological outcome und intraoperative findings following explantation of 20 cervical disc prostheses

C. Brenke, K. Schmieder & M. Barth
Objective: Long-term results following implantation of cervical disc prostheses show a lower rate of adjacent level degeneration compared to fusion procedures. However, heterotopic ossification and spontaneous fusions were observed in up to 66% and 9%, respectively. As these results were obtained[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]