Focal hypermobility noticed in cervical arthroplasty with Mobi-C.
J Backbone Surg. 2017 Dec;three(four):693-696
Authors: Kerferd JW, Abi-Hanna D, Phan Ok, Rao P, Mobbs RJ
In latest a long time cervical arthroplasty, or cervical disc alternative, has been steadily growing in reputation as a process for the remedy of degenerative pathologies of the cervical backbone. That is based mostly on an evolving physique of literature that paperwork superior outcomes in cervical disc alternative over fusion, for each single and double degree pathologies, in properly chosen sufferers. One of many more moderen and well-liked implants at present in the marketplace is the Mobi-C cervical synthetic disc (LDR Medical; Troyes, France). On this paper we report on two circumstances the place focal hypermobility was noticed following complete disc alternative utilizing the Mobi-C cervical synthetic disc. That is adopted by a dialogue as to potential contributing elements to this hypermobility in relation to each implant design, and operative method, suggesting potential modifications which may forestall this in future sufferers.
PMID: 29354749 [PubMed]