The protocol can be adapted to any intervertebral disc
, taking into consideration the load changes and disc size.
Total lumbar curvature, lumbar spine height, intervertebral disc
height, intervertebral angle and posterior disc bulge were analyzed using Slice-o-Matic imaging software (Tomovision, Inc.
Computed tomography-guided FNABs of 78 cases, which included 66 vertebral and 12 intervertebral disc
lesions, performed during the period January 1994 to February 2000 at Harper Hospital, Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, Mich, were reviewed and analyzed.
Inflammatory response of intervertebral disc
cells is reduced by fibrin sealant scaffold in vitro.
Drugs that turn off or even only partially inactivate NF-kB could be used to prevent the degeneration of intervertebral discs
This support and motion is achieved by the three-joint complex that exists between each of the vertebrae in the spine, consisting of two adjacent vertebrae that attach to and sandwich an intervertebral disc
forming one of the many joints in the vertebral column.
2,5,11) Plain radiography may show collapse of the intervertebral disc
and destruction of the adjacent vertebral bodies; (6) CT may show disc flattening and vertebral endplate destruction.
Discusses the use of bone substitutes and artificial intervertebral discs
and covers topics such as the use of injectable biomaterials like calcium phosphate for vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty
These systems were created to provide relief of back and neck pain and symptoms associated with herniated discs, bulging or protruding intervertebral discs
, degenerative disc disease, posterior facet syndrome, and sciatica.
The team's research shows genetics play a key role in lower back pain and the deterioration of intervertebral discs
of the spine as well.
Investors were told that a Phase 2 trial for repair of degenerating intervertebral discs
was due to commence shortly, and that the cervical and lumbar fusion Phase 2 clinical trials remain on track.
After standing or sitting all day, gravity compresses the intervertebral discs
, causing the average adult to shrink by about 16mm over the course of the day.