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Return to Play: 1-Level Cervical Pseudarthrosis, No | Dr. Alpesh Patel

Keywords: cervical fusion,sport,decision,pseudarthrosis,evidence,risk
2020 Annual Meeting | Sports-Related Injuries and the Cervical Spine
Return to play after ACDF remains uncertain with many decisions made by treating physicians based on anecdotal experience rather than evidence. In this debate, I contend that the application of best available evidence to the evaluation of ACDF pseudoarthrosis supports with-holding return to play in high risk sports.