Single-Level vs. Multilevel ACDFs: 4 Important Outcome Trends

Written by  Anuja Vaidya

A recent study published in The Spine Journal examines and describes national trends in revision rates, complications and readmission for patients undergoing single and multilevel anterior cervical discectomy and fusion procedures.

Here are four things to know about the study:

1. The administrative database study describes national trends for ACDF procedures. According to the study, even with symptomatic and radiographic evidence of multilevel cervical disease, it is unclear whether single- or multilevel ACDF procedures produce superior outcomes in the long term.


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