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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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Conclusion: Results indicated that in Rewa region of central India, 15-mm Steffee pedicle screw can be used safely for atypical lumbar vertebrae.
The adjacent partial-thickness pedicle flap from 42 was reflected with a width more than 1 1/2 times the area of gingival recession.
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.
The plaintiffs in the pedicle screw cases are patients in whom the devices were implanted.
The agency did, however, grant some investigational device exemptions for clinical testing of pedicle fixation systems (involving about 6,120 patients), but it refused to approve spinal screws except in those limited experiments.
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).
Co-founded in 2009 by Pierre Jeryme and Stephane Bette, former executives at Medtronic Sofamor-Danek and SpineVision, SpineGuard's primary objective is to establish its FDA-cleared and CE Marked PediGuard[R] device as the global standard of care for safer pedicle screw placement in spine surgery.
After approval by the ethics committee (JST-20150504) and obtaining informed consent from the patient, robot-assisted percutaneous pedicle screw fixation was performed on August 6, 2015.