Current Status of Clinical Evidence and Indications for Cervical Arthroplasty

Alan T. Villavicencio, Theresa D. Hernández, Betsy D. Hughes, Kyle Healy, Sigita Burneikiene
2010 Contemporary Neurosurgery  
Learning Objectives: After participating in this activity, the neurosurgeon should be better able to: 1. Illustrate indications for cervical artificial disc replacement surgery. 2. Evaluate clinical trial results for the currently FDA-approved cervical artificial discs. 3. Interpret complications associated with cervical artificial disc replacement surgery. Online quiz instructions: To take the quiz online, go to, and enter your username and password. Your username
more » ... will be the letters LWW (case sensitive) followed by the 12-digit account number on your mailing label. You may also find your account number on the paper answer form mailed with your issue. Your password will be 1234; this password may not be changed. Follow the instructions on the site.You may print your official certificate immediately. Please note: Lippincott CME Institute will not mail certificates to online participants. Online quizzes expire at 11:59 pm Pacific Standard Time on the due date. The AANS manually tracks credits earned from neurosurgery Category 1 AMA/PRA activities not sponsored or joint-sponsored by the AANS. To add these credits to your file, please forward a copy of your certificate(s) of attendance to the AANS for processing. Please allow 4-6 weeks for processing. Please mail, fax, or e-mail copies to AANS, Member Services Department, 5550 Meadowbrook Drive, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008; fax (847) 378-0638; or e-mail Lippincott CME Institute will continue to provide the AANS a monthly listing of the participants and the CME credits earned.
doi:10.1097/01.cne.0000368682.57299.69 fatcat:jzrnpelnxzhareosh3aci3gmba