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A 40-year-old member asked:

Has any one had spinal disc replacement and what was used?

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Dr. Will Moorehead
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 53 years experience
Charite^: Although I have not had a replacement disc, I have performed this operation utilizing the charite^ artificial disc. When the patients are properly selected there is a very successful outcome. Additionally, for those cases where severe pain persist, a fusion remains a viable option. But the most important thing is proper patient selection. See your spinal surgeon for more information.
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Last updated Sep 18, 2014

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