Disc Replacement Surgery //

Dr. James J. Yue was the first surgeon in New England to perform a Prodisc artificial disc replacement in the lumbar (2003) and cervical (2005) spine. He is on the design team for the current state of the art Activ-L disc replacement prosthesis for which he has published several articles including: 

 

1.Garcia R, Yue JJ et al. Lumbar Total Disc Replacement for Discogenic Low Back Pain: Two-year Outcomes of the activL Multicenter Randomized Controlled IDE Clinical Trial,  Spine 2015 Dec;40(24):1873-81.

 

2. Yue JJ, Garcia R et al: The activL Artificial Disc: a next-generation motion-preserving implant for chronic lumbar discogenic pain. Medical Devices: Evidence and Research,  10 May 2016 Volume 2016:9; p75—84. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27274317

 

3. Yue JJ, Garcia R,  et al. Lumbar Total Disc Replacement for Discogenic Low Back Pain: Five-year Outcomes of the activL Multicenter Randomized Controlled IDE Clinical Trial,  Accepted for publication 2017.

© 2015 James J. Yue M.D,

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