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The spinal cord is a bundle of nerves that descends through the bottom of the skull from the base of the brain (brainstem) and descends to the bottom of the spine, where it thins, and becomes the ca...
West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) November 03, 2015 A herniated disc diagnosis is never good news, but a silver lining lies in the bountiful t...
New therapeutic approaches to repair herniated discs in the lumbar spine using novel tissue engineering and regenerative medicine strategies have shown promising outcomes in preclinical studies and ta...
Top Miami spine surgeon, Lawrence Alexander MD, is now offering artificial lumbar disc replacement. Outcomes for those with back pain due to degenerative disc disease have been incredible with the FDA...
Lumbar total disc replacement may be an effective option for patients with degenerative disc disease who have failed nonsurgical therapies. Spine
A new study reports on the surgical complications and re-operation rates following these procedures for degenerative disc disease. Spine
West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) January 22, 2016 The Atlantic Spine Center, a nationally recognized leader in innovative and minimally invas...
A new study examines the practice patterns of ambulatory spine surgery for intervertebral disc disorders and spinal stenosis. What are the trends? Spine
The use of these two metal-on-metal implants for lumbar total disc replacement yielded comparable outcomes at five years, according to a new study. Spine
Pulsed electromagnetic field (PEMF) therapies have been applied to stimulate bone healing and to reduce the symptoms of arthritis, but the effects of PEMF on intervertebral disc (IVD) biology is unkno...
Autophagy in the Degenerating Human Intervertebral Disc: In Vivo Molecular and Morphological Evidence, and Induction of Autophagy in Cultured Annulus Cells Exposed to Proinflammatory Cytokines-Implications for Disc Degeneration.
Autophagy-related gene expression and ultrastructural features of autophagy were studied in human discs.
Controlled trials have shown that total disc replacement (TDR) can provide pain and disability relief to patients with degenerative disc disease; however, whether these outcomes can also be achieved f...
For the treatment of degenerative disc diseases of the cervical spine, anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) still represents the standard procedure. However, long term clinical studies have ...
BACKGROUND The ideal surgical approach for cervical disk disease remains controversial, especially for multilevel cervical disease. The purpose of this study was to investigate the biomechanics of the...