Cervical Spine Surgical Vertebrectomy Corpectomy with cage + plate surgical medical 3D animations. Illustrates the surgical technique for performing a cervical corpectomy, also known as a cervical vertebrectomy. This procedure is used to remove one or more vertebral bodies and the adjacent intervertebral discs that are causing uncontrollable pain or are compressing the adjacent spinal cord or nerve roots. A metal cage is filled with bone chips and surgical medical 3D animations. An anterior plate is used to ensure stability while fusion occurs. Corpectomy, or vertebrectomy, refers to the removal and replacement of a vertebra and the intervertebral discs above and below it. They are compressing the spinal cord in the neck. A length of bone or a synthetic cage containing bone fragments or artificial bone replaces the vertebra. Visit http:/www.medilaw.tv
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