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Anterior Cervical Corpectomy

An Anterior Cervical Corpectomy is a surgical procedure in which vertebral bone and intervertebral disc material is removed to relieve pressure on the spinal cord and spinal nerves (decomp-ression) in the cervical spine, or neck. What Is An Anterior Cervical Corpectomy with Fusion? The term corpectomy is...

Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion

Anterior cervical discectomy with fusion is a surgical procedure that involves relieving the pressure placed on nerve roots and/or the spinal cord by a herniated disc or bone spurs in the neck – a condition referred to as nerve root compression.   What Is Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion?...

Cervical Disc Arthroplasty

Cervical artificial disc replacement surgery is a joint replacement procedure that involves inserting an artificial disc, such as the PRESTIGE® Cervical Disc, between the vertebrae to replace a natural spinal disc after it has been removed. This prosthetic device is designed to maintain motion in the...

Cervical Laminoplasty

A cervical laminoplasty is a spine surgery that involves reshaping and/or repositioning bone to relieve excess pressure on the spinal nerve(s) in the cervical spine, or neck. A cervical laminoplasty is often performed to relieve the symptoms of spinal stenosis, the narrowing of the spinal canal. What Is A...

Cervical Posterior Foraminotomy

Cervical foraminotomy is an operation to enlarge the space where a spinal nerve root exits the cervical spinal canal to relieve the symptoms of a “pinched nerve.” Indications for Operation Compression of the cervical nerve roots can cause neck pain, stiffness, and pain radiating into the...

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