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On the development of an artificial intervertebral disc, Available from: http://irs.
Intervertebral angle and intervertebral disc height is displayed in Figure 2.
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.
The patients, who were younger than 18 years or older than 60 years, who had undergone lumbar surgey, who had [greater than or equal to] 50% height loss in the intervertebral disc distance on MRI, and who had sacroiliitis, infectious or neoplastic spinal disease, were excluded.
Nasto and Pola found that high concentration of NF-kB causes the degeneration of intervertebral discs (the structures that separate and damp the vertebrae), a degenerative process that could affect also young adults (30 year old), especially if they adopt a sedentary lifestyle.
eSPIN is intended for use in cutting and grinding intervertebral disc material during discectomy for fusion procedures in L2-S1 spinal segments in skeletally mature patients with degenerative disc disease (DDD).
The M6-C artificial disc is an important innovation because it's the first device that could more effectively simulate the function of a natural intervertebral disc as compared to fusions and previous disc replacement designs," said Dr.
The introduction of novel NuVasive technologies, such as the Maximum Access Surgery (MAS) surgical platform and the XLIF procedure, a minimally disruptive procedure that allows spine surgeons to have direct access to the intervertebral disc space from the side of the patient s body, as opposed to the front or back as in traditional spine procedures, have provided surgeons with alternatives that have altered the spine market globally.
Mobi-C is a cobalt chromium alloy and polyethylene, mobile-bearing prosthesis specifically designed as a bone-sparing, cervical intervertebral disc replacement for both one and two-level indications.
The hospital has plenty of prerequisites/possibilities for the treatment and rehabilitation of patients with intervertebral disc problems.
A newer, more alternative approach, which keeps full spinal mobility, involves a diseased intervertebral disc being removed and replaced.
The intervertebral disc consists of 3 zones: an outer zone made up of fibrocartilage attaching the other 2 zones to each other; the vertebral body consisting of the central nucleus pulposus (i.

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