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The latest publications from Dr. Lanman and his collegues at Lanman Spine And Neurosurgery. VIEW ALL
March 13,2020

The Lanman Foundation: An Expanding Mission

My instrument to make a lasting and meaningful contribution to the wellness of others.   How we would all like to feel that we add lasting and meaningful value to our community. Want to shoot even higher? How about the condition of humanity?   There are many ways for us to contribute. We can donate

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February 29,2020

The Growing Case Against Spinal Fusion

Physicians run the risk of harming their patients with a 100-year old procedure.   Compared with Artificial Disc Replacement, spinal fusion is an ancient and harsh solution for spinal disorders like degenerative disc disease and herniated discs. Not to be overly dramatic, but when I think of spinal fusion, I see the spine in a

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February 14,2020

Why Movement is Life

Your sedentary work habits may be killing you.   Several years ago, as the news media started clamoring over ‘sedentary time’ in the workplace, there was a surge in the amount of data about exactly what was happening to people who worked at desks and workstations.   Two data points that I noticed. One was

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November 23,2020

The most controversial trends in spine from 10 surgeons

From artificial discs to stem cells and complex deformity surgery, 10 surgeons discuss some of the most controversial trends in spine today.   READ MORE

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November 11,2020

8 spine surgeons on the move in October

From a new North American Spine Society president to an incoming CMO of a value-based healthcare organization, here are eight spine and neurosurgeons who accepted new roles in October.   READ MORE

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November 11,2020

7 spine surgeons pay tribute to their most significant mentors

Seven spine surgeons pay tribute to the mentors who left the biggest mark on their careers. Ask Spine Surgeons is a weekly series of questions posed to spine surgeons around the country about clinical, business and policy issues affecting spine care. We invite all spine surgeon and specialist responses.   READ MORE

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Dr. Lanman's publications and research featured in the worlds leading medical journals. VIEW ALL
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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