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International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2017, Volume 3 Issue 3

Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion in patients with cervical disc disease- a clinical outcome study

Author(s): Dr. Agni Raj R, Dr. Tholgapiyan T, Dr. Kathir Azhagan S and Dr. Mohan Kumar K
Abstract: 

Materials and methods: This study was conducted over a period of five years from 2008 to 2013. The study group included eight male patients and four female patients. Maximum age of the patient was sixty years and minimum age was twenty six years. Maximum period of follow up was four years and minimum was six months. All patients underwent anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with autologous iliac bone graft with instrumentation (2 patients) or without instrumentation (10 patients). For all patients postoperative period was uneventful.

Conclusion: ACDF is an effective treatment for cervical disc disease in patients who failed adequate period of conservative treatment.

Pages: 253-255  |  805 Views  19 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Agni Raj R, Dr. Tholgapiyan T, Dr. Kathir Azhagan S and Dr. Mohan Kumar K. Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion in patients with cervical disc disease- a clinical outcome study. International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences. 2017; 3(3): 253-255. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2017.v3.i3d.50
International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences