Application of a modified surgical position in anterior approach for total cervical artificial disc replacement
Wen-Xiu Hou, Xia Wang, Xiao-Rong Luan, Third Ward of Orthopedics Department, Qilu Hospital, Shandong University, Jinan 250012, Shandong Province, China
Hao-Xuan Zhang, Department of Spine Surgery, Shandong Provincial Qianfoshan Hospital, The First Affiliated Hospital of Shandong First Medical University, Jinan 250014, Shandong Province, China
Hai-Ling Yang, Department of Nursing, Qilu Hospital, Shandong University, Jinan 250012, Shandong Province, China
Author contributions: Hou WX, Luan XR, and Zhang HX designed the research; Wang X and Yang HL performed the research; Hou WX and Luan XR wrote the paper.
Institutional review board statement: This study was reviewed and approved by the Ethics Committee of Qilu Hospital, Shandong University.
Informed consent statement: Written informed consent was obtained from the patients.
Conflict-of-interest statement: No potential conflicts of interest relevant to this article are reported.
Data sharing statement: All the data in the current research are available from the corresponding author upon reasonable request.
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Corresponding author: Xiao-Rong Luan, MNurs, PhD, Chief Nurse, Third Ward of Orthopedics Department, Qilu Hospital, Shandong University, Jinan 250012, Shandong Province, China. email@example.com
Received: August 20, 2019
Peer-review started: August 20, 2019
First decision: September 9, 2019
Revised: October 15, 2019
Accepted: October 30, 2019
Article in press: October 30, 2019
Published online: January 6, 2020