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Cervical Disc Arthroplasty

Cervical Disc Arthroplasty

What Is Cervical Artificial Disc Surgery? Cervical artificial disc surgery is a type of joint replacement procedure, or arthroplasty, which involves inserting a cervical artificial disc into the intervertebral space after a natural cervical disc has been removed. A...
Cervical Laminoplasty

Cervical Laminoplasty

What Is A Cervical Laminoplasty? A cervical laminoplasty is a spine surgery that involves reshaping/repositioning bone to relieve excess pressure on the spinal nerve(s) in the cervical spine, or neck. The name of the procedure is derived from the Latin word lamina...
Anterior Cervical Corpectomy

Anterior Cervical Corpectomy

What Is An Anterior Cervical Corpectomy with Fusion? The term corpectomy is derived from the Latin words corpus (body) and -ectomy (removal). The procedure typically involves accessing the cervical spine through an anterior approach, or from the front. Spinal fusion...
Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion

Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion

What Is Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion? Cervical refers to the 7 vertebrae of the neck. Discs are the spongy, cartilaginous pads between each vertebra, and ectomy means “to take out”. In a cervical discectomy, the surgeon accesses the cervical spine through...
Cervical Posterior Foraminotomy

Cervical Posterior Foraminotomy

Cervical foraminotomy is an operation to enlarge the space where a spinal nerve root exits the cervical spinal canal to relieve the symptoms of a “pinched nerve.” Indications for Operation Compression of the cervical nerve roots can cause neck pain,...
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