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August 16,2019

The Heresy of Preventative Medicine

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August 02,2019

How to Live Long and Keep Moving

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July 19,2019

Are you recovering from a spinal surgical procedure?

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August 14,2019

Dr. Todd Lanman completes 3-level cervical disc replacement with M6-C

Todd Lanman, MD, founder of Beverly Hills, Calif.-based Lanman Spinal Neurosurgery, performed a three-level artificial cervical disc replacement procedure with Orthofix’s M6-C device, according to Virtual Strategy Magazine.   Three things to know:   1. M6-C is an artificial disc replacement device that mimics the natural movement of an anatomical disc.   2. The device features

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August 14,2019

Los Angeles Spinal Neurosurgeon Dr. Todd Lanman Becomes First in U.S. to Perform Landmark 3-Level M6 Artificial Disc Procedure

(LOS ANGELES) – AUG. 12, 2019 – American spinal neurosurgeon Dr. Todd H. Lanman (www.spine.md) has once again made history, successfully performing the first-ever three-level artificial cervical disc replacement procedure in the U.S., using the newly FDA-approved M6 device.   The new procedure, considered an off-label use of the device, was performed on a 43-year-old

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July 02,2019

Debunked: The absurd story about smartphones causing kids to sprout horns

The Washington Post on Thursday published a story suggesting that the use of mobile devices is causing young people to sprout horns from their skulls. But a look at the scientific data behind the story finds that such a splashy takeaway is tenuous at best—and atrocious reporting at worst.   The Post’s story was primarily based on a

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April 10,2017

Long-term clinical and radiographic outcomes of the Prestige LP artificial cervical disc replacement at 2 levels: results from a prospective randomized controlled clinical trial

OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess long-term clinical safety and effectiveness in patients undergoing anterior cervical surgery using the Prestige LP artificial disc replacement (ADR) prosthesis to treat degenerative cervical spine disease at 2 adjacent levels compared with anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF).   Read More…

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March 31,2017

Cervical disc arthroplasty with the Prestige LP disc versus anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, at 2 levels: results of a prospective, multicenter randomized controlled clinical trial at 24 months

OBJECTIVE The authors compared the efficacy and safety of arthroplasty using the Prestige LP cervical disc with those of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) for the treatment of degenerative disc disease (DDD) at 2 adjacent levels.   METHODS Patients from 30 investigational sites were randomized to 1 of 2 groups: investigational patients (209) underwent

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July 12,2016

Access strategies for revision or explantation of the Charité lumbar artificial disc replacement

Todd H. Lanman, MD, FAANS, FACS (et al)   Many lumbar disc prostheses are constantly in development. The goal in each is to preserve mobility in patients with degenerative disc disease. In this study, Dr. Lanman and his colleagues examine the advantages and disadvantage of lumbar artificial disc replacement (ADR) compared with anterior interbody fusion

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