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Remember Artificial Disc Replacement?

Artificial Disc Replacement /Courtesy of the companies whose implant images are used.
Artificial Disc Replacement /Courtesy of the companies whose implant images are used.

Could cervical disc replacements be the most clinically and economically successful implant that no one pays attention to? After nearly a decade of clinical experience, the data is proving to be even more supportive of cervical total disc arthroplasty (C-TDA). Dom Coric, M.D. and Jack Zigler, M.D. presented fascinating, long-term C-TDA data at Castellvi’s Duck Key meeting. Here it is.

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Castellvi’s Duck Key Meeting

Courtesy: Hawks Cay Resort at Duck Key
Courtesy: Hawks Cay Resort at Duck Key

First, it is on—from April 2 to April 5. And this year the program is Dr. Castellvi’s best yet. New data regarding use of stem cells and other advanced biologics. Large sections on common and uncommon spine complications and debates on MIS, X-ray exposure, posterior interspinous plates, adult degenerative spondylolisthesis and other timely topics. Get to Duck Key.

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