Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
An anterior cervical discectomy andfusion (ACDF) is a surgical procedure used to reach the cervical spine via a small incision in the front of the neck. The intervertebral disc is removed and replaced with a small plug of bone, which in time will fuse the vertebrae.
Spine Conditions Treated with Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion:
Medical conditions that may benefit from anterior cervical discectomy and fusion include: