What is Anterior Cervical Discectomy Used For? Center

Anterior cervical discectomy (ACD) is a procedure to remove a severely damaged or diseased neck bone (cervical vertebrae). There are three main types of anterior cervical discectomy surgeries, one without adding any medical implants, one in which the vertebrae is removed and a bone graft is implanted, and one with a graft and stabilizing metal plate. Read more: What is Anterior Cervical Discectomy Used For? Article

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