Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) subsidence

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

ACDF subsistence. 

Case Discussion

This patient underwent an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) with disc spacer. Over the course of 10 months significant subsidence develops, with the spacer gradually sinking into the superior endplate of C6.

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Case information

rID: 7196
Published: 16th Sep 2009
Last edited: 5th Dec 2015
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