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a sharp, pointed object

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any sharply pointed projection

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a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf

the part of a book's cover that encloses the inner side of the book's pages and that faces outward when the book is shelved

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a sharp rigid animal process or appendage

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The pediatric cervical spine is very vulnerable to traumatic injuries.
The fracture of his cervical spine C1 and C2 cut off blood supply to his brain stem.
Different approaches may be considered to reduce the incidence of cervical spine injuries in Rugby Union.
However, these results should be interpreted with caution, as the sample size was relatively small due in part to the strict inclusion and exclusion criteria (four out of six of the following: symptom duration less than 30 days, baseline NDI [greater than or equal to] 10/50, no symptoms distal to the shoulder, FABQ<12, decreased thoracic kyphosis T3-5, decreased cervical spine extension <30[degrees]).
Iatrogenic injury to the vertebral artery can occur under other circumstances, including cervical spine surgery, chiropractic manipulation, diagnostic cerebral angiography, percutaneous nerve block, and radiation therapy (12); therefore, with this patient's history of recent spine surgery, special consideration was also given to possible vertebral artery injury secondary to the operative procedure.
Pathologist Dr Jan Lowe gave the cause of death as tracheobronchitis and bronchopneumonia as a result of immobility due to fracture of the cervical spine.
After she rests for two to three weeks at the hospital's coronary care unit, "hopefully the growth of bones will fuse her cervical spine," said Cervantes.
Anaesthetists should have a high degree of suspicion about the possibility of a retropharyngeal haematoma in patients with acute airway compromise post-extubation after cervical spine surgery.
The articular involvement is a symmetrical peripheral joint disease affecting large and small joints and axial involvement predominantly of the upper cervical spine.
will have access to a biologic bone graft based on our proprietary P-15 technology platform, providing a safe and effective alternative to a patient's own bone and other less studied products that are being marketed for cervical spine procedures.
It also is intended to restore the integrity of the spinal column even in the absence of fusion for a limited time period in terminally ill patients with advanced stage cervical spine tumors who are not suitable candidates for fusion.
com)-- This fifth volume in the AOSpine Masters Series, recently published by Thieme, presents a detailed analysis of the essential aspects of managing the most common cervical spine injuries.
Clearing the cervical spine in unconscious head injured patients--the evidence.
The PERPOS(R) Percutaneous Cervical System is the only product on the market that can stabilize the posterior cervical spine with a truly percutaneous procedure.
The operating table, the first of its kind in the Middle East, is proving particularly beneficial for spinal injuries, including complex dislocations of the cervical spine, which are most commonly associated with trauma patients from road traffic accidents.