Cervical Procedures

Neck operations are designed to alleviate spinal cord compression and/or stabilize excessive motion. These procedures can be performed from the front of the neck, posteriorly, or both.

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Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement

What is an Artificial Cervical Disc Replacement (ADR/CDR) and who is a candidate?

Artificial disc replacement is a motion sparing minimally invasive procedure performed through an anterior incision in the cervical spine. It is often used to treat one or two level degenerative disc disease (DDD) or disc herniations resulting in cervical myelopathy or radiculopathy as well as neck pain related to the disc itself. Patients with severe DDD, facet joint spondylosis, cervical dynamic slips (spondylolisthesis), deformity, and metal allergies are better suited with minimally invasive anterior cervical discectomy fusions (ACDF).

Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion (ACDF)

What is an ACDF and who is a candidate?

As the name implies, an ACDF is a minimally invasive fusion operation performed through an anterior incision in the cervical spine to relieve pressure placed on the spine. It is effective in treating degenerative disc disease (DDD), bone spurs, or disc herniations resulting in cervical myelopathy or arm pain (radiculopathy) as well as neck pain.

Cervical Microforaminotomy

What is a cervical microforaminotomy and who is a candidate?

Cervical microforaminotomies are minimally invasive procedures done through a posterior incision in the neck for upper extremity pain and/or weakness (radiculopathy). It is a motion sparing procedure that can be done in the outpatient setting. Those patients with severe central compression, sagittal deformity, mechanical neck pain, and far lateral disease are better suited with an alternative procedure offered.

Cervical Posterior Decompression & Fusion

What is Cervical Posterior Decompression and Fusion and who is a candidate?

When conservative measures fail for the treatment of congenital or degenerative cervical spinal stenosis, or in the setting of tumors, infection, or trauma, a posterior approach to the cervical spine may be indicated. The source of compression of the spine is removed and the bones are structurally reinforced with instrumentation. Posterior cervical instrumentation can also be used to support anterior cervical fusion
and improve the rate of fusion (arthrodesis) in patients with risk factors for nonunion.