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Med Devices (Auckl). 2010;3:11-24. Epub 2010 Jul 30.

Bryan total disc arthroplasty: a replacement disc for cervical disc disease.

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  • 1Neurosurgery, Klinik Beau-Site and Salem-Spital, Berne, Switzerland.

Abstract

Total disc arthroplasty is a new option in the treatment of cervical degenerative disc disease. Several types of cervical disc prostheses currently challenge the gold-standard discectomy and fusion procedures. This review describes the Bryan Cervical Disc System and presents the Bryan prosthesis, its indications, surgical technique, complications, and outcomes, as given in the literature.

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bryan prosthesis; cervical spine; complication; degenerative disc disease; disc herniation; myelopathy; outcome; spine surgery

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22915917
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PMC3417861
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