Radiographic assessment and outcome after ventral discectomy and implantation of cage or PMMA

J.H. Klingler, M.T. Krüger, R. Sircar, E. Kogias, C. Scheiwe & U. Hubbe
Objective: To assess fusion rates and quality of life in patients with cervical degenerative disc disease (DDD) after ventral discectomy with different disc substitutes. Methods: 126 of 175 patients with cervical DDD operated in a single center between 01/2005 and 02/2009 agreed to participate[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]