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As with any artificial disc surgery, complications may occur when you are treated with the Mobi-C. Possible complications may include, but are not limited to the following:
Mobi-C is intended to be used in adults however the safety and effectiveness of the Mobi-C has not been tested in patients younger than 21 years of age or those older than 67. Mobi-C is indicated to take the place of one or two damaged discs (contiguous or adjacent) from levels C3-C7. Patients should have:
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As an innovative new spinal procedure, long-term studies assessing the safety and effectiveness of lumbar artificial disc replacement are ongoing. Thus far, results report a low complication rate with patient satisfaction good to excellent in most cases.
Not everyone with back pain is a good candidate for a lumbar disc replacement surgery. At the Spine Institute Center for Spinal Restoration, we will perform a number of advanced diagnostic tests to determine if lumbar artificial disc replacement is the right choice for you or if another procedure would better serve your individual needs. To find out if you are a candidate for LADR or to request an in-office consultation, call (310) 828-7757 today.