In nearly 40% of patients, low back pain is caused by DDD (5-7), a chronic and progressive condition where the intervertebral
disc breaks down and causes pain.
A calcified cervical intervertebral
disc in a child and a thoracic disc calcification in an adult with posterior herniation-radiographic, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging findings.
All of the patients with clinical and radiologic evidence of intervertebral
disc prolapse who underwent surgery were included while the patients who had radiculopathy or myelopathy due to any other reason than cervical disc prolapse were excluded.
Typically, healthy intervertebral
discs function by absorbing stressplaced on the spine as we move and adjust our posture in a similar way to a car suspension.
All the patients involved met the inclusion criteria: diagnosed with L5-S1 intervertebral
disc herniation by preoperative magnetic resonance imaging scan, radiating limb pain, and positive straight leg raise test.
The data were recorded regarding the number of the intervertebral
Elaborating on neck injuries, Vijayanand said: "Neck soreness may be caused by injuries to the muscles, ligaments or the intervertebral
discs in the neck area.
All profits raised from a raffle went to the charity Dedicated to Dachshunds with IVDD, which provides support for the dogs who need treatment for abnormal intervertebral
disc area was selected for this purpose as it is enclosed by the vertebral bone.
Cryoport has been selected by DiscGenics to provide logistics support to its multicenter, first-in-human study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of IDCT, its allogeneic injectable cell therapy, in symptomatic lumbar intervertebral
9,883,945, is entitled "Artificial Intervertebral
Disc with Lower Height" and relates to the unique low-profile and more anatomically-shaped disc design.
The study's endpoints include radiological assessments; evaluation of fusion and intervertebral
mobility; clinical assessments; improvement in functional disability and reduction in pain; and safety assessments.