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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...
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...
Research recently presented at the Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting shows smoking may be connected to worsening degenerative disc disease in the cervical spine. Mitchel Leavitt, MD,...
Lumbar total disc replacement may be an effective option for patients with degenerative disc disease who have failed nonsurgical therapies. Spine
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the Spine Summit 2016: CNS/AANS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Annual Meeting, Jared D. Ament, MD, MPH, discussed a study which compared the cost of a two...
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...
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...
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...
Basic science study measuring anatomical features of the cervical and lumbar spine in rat with normalized comparison with the human.
Polyurethane on titanium unconstrained disc arthroplasty versus anterior discectomy and fusion for the treatment of cervical disc disease: a review of level I-II randomized clinical trials including clinical outcomes.
To contrast the clinical and radiologic outcomes and adverse events of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) with a single cervical disc arthroplasty design, the polyurethane on titanium unco...