pedicle


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pedicle

[′ped·ə·kəl]
(anatomy)
A slender process acting as a foot or stalk (as the base of a tumor), or the basal portion of an organ that is continuous with other structures.
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Captiva Spine continues to add new capabilities to the TowerLOX MIS Pedicle Screw System for surgeons who appreciate controlled, repeatable, and less invasive rod delivery and reduction.
Jeffrey Johnson, president of Zavation, said: "The combination of Zavation's pedicle screw system and SpineGuard's innovative technology creates a new option for spine surgeons.
For this purpose, during the preoperative phase, the surgeon carefully analyses the bone quality, the pedicle morphology and orientation, and establishes the screw entry point in the vertebra (fig.
Compression or retraction of the LIMA pedicle during surgical dissection has probably caused an arterial spasm, a decreased blood flow to LAD coronary artery and an anterior myocardial infarction.
The court further held that the patient did not prove that the off-label use of pedicle screws was subject to federal study or mandatory monitoring, and thus the hospital was not required by federal regulations to obtain the patients' informed consent.
If your association conducts industry-sponsored educational programs or trade shows that include discussions or displays of consumer products, remember the term pedicle bone screw.
The FDA estimates that 350,000 people may already have received pedicle screw implants, and the agency's medical experts report that the screws can be expected to break in about 5 percent of patients.
The occurrence of Podichnus traces provides indirect evidence that Waconella individuals had pedicles that were splayed into papillae or rootlets on the ends, as discussed in Bromley and Surlyk (1973).
Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) methods are frequently used for implanting traditional spinal implant devices, such as interbody devices and pedicle screws.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Percusys percutaneous pedicle screw-rod system.