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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...
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...
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.
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.