Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF)

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Craig Hacking


Post operative check

Patient Data

Age: 57
Gender: Female

Anterior 2 segment plate and screws with intervertebral disc spacers at C4-C6 in keeping with recent ACDF. Alignment is normal and there is no complication of orthopedic hardware. Expected postsurgical prevertebral and lateral neck soft tissue swelling.

Right vascular access catheter in situ (subclavian CVL on CXR).

Case Discussion

Normal appearance of an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF).

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Case information

rID: 38120
Published: 7th Jul 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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