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K. Rad Payman, MD
The Spine MD - Advanced Spine Institute Neck and Back Specialists, Dr. K. Rad Payman

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In a comparison study, researchers from Texas Back Institute Research Foundation found two-level total disc replacement, combined anterior/posterior 360° fusion and a hybrid combination of total disc replacement at one level and fusion at another were all successful options for treating patients with two-level symptomatic disc degeneration. “Two-level total disc replacement, hybrid and fusion patients all significantly improved over [patients’] preoperative status, and considering newer data showing lesser percentage of adjacent segment surgery with disc replacement surgery, this becomes an even stronger argument for motion preservation over fusion,” study researcher Richard D. Guyer, MD, who presented the findings at SpineWeek 2012, told Orthopedics Today. Source: Healio.com

February 15, 2020
What Type of Back Pain Requires Surgery?
Lower back pain is a fact of life for most men and women. Nearly all will experience occasional back pain as the result of injury, use, or simply aging. However, when back pain doesn’t resolve, it is time to see a top spine surgeon, to understand what is causing it.


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