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What is cervical disc replacement surgery?

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Dr. Robert Masson
Neurosurgery

In brief: Artificial disc

Placement of a prosthesis or artificial disc to replace a damaged symptomatic disc, simultaneously relieving a pinched nerve or spinal cord.
Done through the front of the neck or low back.

In brief: Artificial disc

Placement of a prosthesis or artificial disc to replace a damaged symptomatic disc, simultaneously relieving a pinched nerve or spinal cord.
Done through the front of the neck or low back.
Dr. Robert Masson
Dr. Robert Masson
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Artificial disk

The diseased disk is removed and in its place an artificial disk is put in.
Various designs use metal, or metal and plastic to attach to the two vertebral bodies, but still allow for movement between them.

In brief: Artificial disk

The diseased disk is removed and in its place an artificial disk is put in.
Various designs use metal, or metal and plastic to attach to the two vertebral bodies, but still allow for movement between them.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Dr. Michael Bolesta
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