spinal column


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The spinal column is made up of 26 bones, known as vertebrae.
In order to model the spinal column and simulate its behavior, considering a long-term monitoring of an extended sample of population, the following workflow was conceived (Fig.
To view the photo gallery, click here The technique, described as a breakthrough by a study in the journal Cell Transplantation , involved transplanting what are known as olfactory ensheathing cells into the patient's spinal cord and constructing a "nerve bridge" between two stumps of the damaged spinal column.
The technique, described as a breakthrough by a study in the journal Cell Transplantation, involved transplanting what are known as olfactory ensheathing cells into the patient's spinal cord and constructing a "nerve bridge" between two stumps of the damaged spinal column.
The researchers' hypothesis was that these changes in the brain's lysosomal network could be reflected in the spinal fluid, which surrounds the brain's various parts and drains down into the spinal column.
These spacers are designed to provide anterior spinal column support even in the absence of fusion for a prolonged period.
The two-day cadaver lab attended by 10 surgeons at the Advanced Med Institute let the spine physicians from around the United States experience the joimax TESSYS (Transforaminal Endoscopic Surgery System) surgery technique for the endoscopic access to the spinal column step-by-step.
It isn't funny, you try sitting in a police car all day, those speed bumps can play havoc with the spinal column.
The condition has caused damage to her spinal column which means she has to rely on a wheelchair.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Santorini line of corpectomy cage systems, which is designed to replace collapsed, damaged or unstable vertebral bodies due to trauma or tumor and provide anterior spinal column support.
My aim is to explain why we need to take care of our backs by explaining the workings of the anatomy, especially the spinal column, and how it reacts to different workplace postures.
assemble 28 chapters by neuroradiologists, radiologists, neurosurgeons, and neuropathologists from North America and Europe that detail imaging techniques for the spine that also address the paraspinal soft tissues, the normal anatomy of the spinal column and cord, age-related changes, degenerative disorders, normal vascularization, spinal ischemia and vascular malformations, trauma, tumors and cysts, metabolic disorders, inflammation and infection, preoperative mapping of pathology, intraoperative monitoring of physiology, vertebroplasty-kyphoplasty, and complications of surgery for decompressing spinal stenosis and disc disease.
Moeller and Reif (radiology, Caritas Hospital, Germany) present whole-body imaging and the temporomandibular joint first, followed by the spinal column and the upper and lower extremities.
A GOLD medallist who has battled through a string of medical nightmares is facing an agonising wait to discover if a narrowing spinal column will shatter her running dreams.