An anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with plating is a neck surgery that involves removal of an intervertebral disc that is herniated or compressing the spinal cord and nerve root. In its place, surgeons place a bo... More »

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A C5-C6 anterior cervical discectomy and fusion procedure is a surgery performed for the treatment of a herniated or degenerated C5-C6 disk, explains Mayfield Clinic. Anterior means that the disk is removed through an in... More »

The University of Maryland Medical Center explains that anterior cervical fusion is a surgery performed on the cervical bones of the spine in which doctors insert a bone graft between two vertebrae, causing them to grow ... More »

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A C5-C6 anterior cervical discectomy and fusion procedure is a surgery performed for the treatment of a herniated or degenerated C5-C6 disk, explains Mayfield Clinic. Anterior means that the disk is removed through an in... More »

After undergoing anterior cervical fusion surgery, the patient can expect to follow a physical therapy regimen that includes special exercises and tests, according to Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. The ... More »

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A discectomy is a surgical procedure that removes lumbar herniated disc material in the lower back, says WebMD. This material generally presses on the spinal cord or a nerve root. Doctors usually perform a microdiscectom... More »

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The anterior approach for hip replacement is performed without detaching the muscles and tissues from the hip or thighbones, according to DePuy Orthopaedics. Instead, the procedure is done by going between the muscles an... More »

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