One-Year Outcome Comparison of Polyetheretherketone Cage and Disc Prosthesis in Cervical Disc Replacement Surgery


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IRMAK A., SÖYLEMEZ B.

ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.44, no.1, pp.44-50, 2022 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/etd.2021.96493
  • Journal Name: ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.44-50
  • Keywords: Adjacent segment disease, anterior cervical microdiscectomy, cervical disc disease, cervical disc prosthesis, polyetheretherketone cage, TERM-FOLLOW-UP, FUSION ACDF, ARTHROPLASTY, DISKECTOMY, RADICULOPATHY, MULTICENTER

Abstract

Objective: Anterior cervical microdiscectomy (ACD) is an established surgical method to treat cervical disc disease. Since ACD changes the natural distribution of biomechanical forces, grafts are often used. The most commonly used grafts are a polyetheretherketone (PEEK) cage or a cervical disc prothesis (CDP). This study is a comparison of the early period results of single-level ACD performed using a PEEK cage or a CDP.