The SECURE-C Artificial Cervical Disc consists of two metal endplates that are secured to the top and bottom surfaces of vertebrae and have a plastic core that fits between the two plates. The design of the Secure-C disc aims to simplify the insertion technique in artificial discs in the cervical region.
In September 2012, the SECURE-C was approved by the FDA.14
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FDA clinical trials have currently reported 2-year results.15
- SECURE-C Artificial Cervical Disc – P100003. U.S. Food and Drug Administration website. http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/DeviceApprovalsandClearances/Recently-ApprovedDevices/ucm322270.htm. Accessed April 2015.
- Vaccaro A, Beutler W, Peppelman W, Marzluff JM, Highsmith J, Mugglin A, et al. Clinical Outcomes With Selectively Constrained SECURE-C Cervical Disc Arthroplasty. Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 2013;38(26):2227–39.