• International Spine Study Group 2019, ' Improvement in Back and Leg Pain and Disability Following Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: Study of 324 Patients With 2-year Follow-up and the Impact of Surgery on Patient-reported Outcomes ', Spine , vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 263-269. (elsevier.com)
  • abstract = "STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective review of a prospective, multicenter adult spinal deformity (ASD) database. (elsevier.com)
  • In addition to the trigeminal nerve (CN V), the facial (CN VII), glossopharyngeal (CN IX), and vagus nerves (CN X) also convey pain information from their areas to the spinal trigeminal nucleus. (wikipedia.org)
  • The present invention relates to methods and devices for the treatment of disc disease and spinal deformities with an artificial disc replacement. (google.com)
  • Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, through its subsidiary Johnson & Johnson Medical GmbH, announced today the acquisition of Emerging Implant Technologies GmbH, a privately held manufacturer of 3D-printed titanium interbody implants for spinal fusion surgery, based in Wurmlingen, Germany. (news-medical.net)
  • The spinal implant includes recesses located in the first and second side surfaces for receiving an instrument to rotate the spinal implant. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • 2. A spinal implant as set forth in claim 1 wherein said upper and lower surface means extend from said first end portion to said second end portion, said upper and lower surface means adjacent said first end portion being spaced apart by a first distance and said upper and lower surface means adjacent said second end portion being spaced apart by a second distance greater than the first distance. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • 3. A spinal implant as set forth in claim 1 further including at least one opening extending through said spinal implant. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • 4. A spinal implant as set forth in claim 3 wherein said opening extends from said upper surface means to said lower surface means. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • 6. A spinal implant as set forth in claim 5 further including a plurality of openings extending from said first side surface to said second side surface. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • A spinal implant (10) is disclosed which when placed within the spinal disc space stabilizes that spinal segment and materially participates in, and is incorporated in the ensuing fusion. (google.ca)
  • 18. The driver member of claim 17 in which said irregular end comprises an extended portion for fitting within a depressed portion of a spinal implant. (google.ca)
  • 19. A spinal implant comprising a generally rectangular ember having a dimension of less than the width of a disc space, whereby a plurality of said implants of different widths have a width of the size of a disc space. (google.ca)
  • 3. The spinal implant of claim 2 , wherein the alloy comprises nitinol. (google.co.uk)
  • 4. The spinal implant of claim 1 , wherein the at least one balloon comprises a single chamber. (google.co.uk)
  • 5. The spinal implant of claim 4 , wherein the chamber comprises a fluid selected from the group consisting of water, a physiologic saline solution, a radiopaque contrast medium, a hydrogel, and a bone cement. (google.co.uk)
  • 8. The spinal implant of claim 1 , wherein the at least one balloon is a compliant or semi-compliant balloon. (google.co.uk)
  • 8 . The spinal stabilization device of claim 1 , wherein the superior band and the inferior band comprise at least one shaped memory alloy and the at least one shaped memory alloy has a first shape to facilitate implant and a second shape to fit snuggly about the spinous process. (google.es)
  • 2. The spinal implant according to claim 1 comprising said first elongated side and said second elongated side formed in an arc between said first end and said second end, said arc increasing said hollow interior of said cage. (google.es)
  • 5. The spinal implant according to claim 4 comprising said first end having a rectilinear shape with two opposite long sides connected to two opposite short sides, said first elongated sidewall attached to one long side of said first end and said second elongated sidewall attached to a second long side of said first end. (google.es)
  • 7. The spinal implant according to claim 1 comprising at least two stop-plates located at right angles to said peripheral edge of said first elongated sidewall toward said second end and said peripheral edge of said second elongated sidewall toward said second end. (google.es)
  • 8. The spinal implant according to claim 1 , wherein the cage includes a first bridging element located in either the top or bottom portion of said cage and extends between said first and second elongated side walls. (google.es)
  • 9. The spinal implant according to claim 8 , wherein said cage includes a second bridging element located in the portion opposite the first bridging element and extends between said first and second elongated sides. (google.es)
  • 10. The spinal implant according to claim 9 , wherein said first and second bridging element each include a plurality of angled teeth, a first portion of said plurality of teeth angled toward said first end and a second portion of said plurality of teeth angled away from said first end. (google.es)
  • 12. The spinal implant according to claim 1 , comprising at least one radiopaque marker in said cage. (google.es)
  • Lumbar puncture (spinal tap) is the most common method. (medlineplus.gov)
  • A spinal tap (also called a lumbar puncture) is a medical test that involves taking a small sample of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) for examination. (kidshealth.org)
  • One test for epilepsy is a spinal tap (also called a lumbar puncture). (webmd.com)
  • But he cautioned that all spinal fluid tests had an Achilles' heel - they required an "uncomfortable" lumbar puncture to obtain the sample. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • A spinal tap is also known as a lumbar puncture. (newsmax.com)
  • Spinal tap or lumbar puncture is a test to diagnose serious infections and conditions like multiple sclerosis. (newsmax.com)
  • The subarachnoid space contains cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), which can be sampled with a lumbar puncture, or "spinal tap" procedure. (wikipedia.org)
  • The test is also used to measure pressure in the spinal fluid. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Doctors sometimes use a needle in the same way to put chemotherapy medications into a person's spinal fluid. (kidshealth.org)
  • After the doctor puts the spinal needle into the lower part of the back, he or she carefully takes out the stylet so the cerebrospinal fluid can drip out into the collection tubes. (kidshealth.org)
  • The space between the outer and middle envelopes is filled with cerebrospinal fluid , a clear, colourless fluid that cushions the spinal cord. (britannica.com)
  • Spinal syrinx is a fluid-filled cyst inside the spinal cord. (ohsu.edu)
  • If the pressure is due to a spinal leak then of course a blood patch should help.Some people have tried caffeine in the past.There is no pill or other medical therapy to 'bring up' the spinal fluid pressure. (medhelp.org)
  • Now scientists have found that by looking at concentrations of two proteins in spinal fluid together, they are able to tell in four out of five cases who will go on to develop Alzheimer's and who will not. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Researchers at the Technical University Munich analysed a number of spinal fluid proteins in 58 people with MCI, 21 of whom went on to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's over three years. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Alzheimer's Research UK, a charity, commented that spinal fluid protein tests "might be real weapons" in tackling the disease. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • The disclosure relates generally to spinal implants, and in particular, to implants configured as an expandable coil with a balloon interspersed between or within the loops of the coil, which when inflated with a fluid expands the coil to facilitate spinal reconstruction, particularly when needed to correct lesions or diseases of the vertebral body, a disc, and at least one spinal motion segment, also known as a functional spinal unit. (google.co.uk)
  • A spinal tap is a test in which a sample of the CSF (cerebrospinal fluid) is taken to diagnose suspected diseases like multiple sclerosis. (newsmax.com)
  • 7. The spinal catheter assembly of claim 4, wherein said catheter hub is configured for attachment to medical fluid transfer equipment by an attachment structure to form a connection generally perpendicular to a direction of catheter insertion. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • 11 . The spinal stabilization device of claim 10 , wherein the second anchor comprises a vertebral body engaging surface to couple the second anchor to a second lamina of the second vertebral body. (google.es)
  • 13 . The spinal stabilization device of claim 10 , wherein the vertebral body engaging surface is formed to wrap around an edge of the first vertebral body. (google.es)
  • 14 . The spinal stabilization device of claim 10 , wherein the second anchor comprises a band to fit about the spinous process of the second vertebral body. (google.es)
  • 15 . The spinal stabilization device of claim 10 , wherein the vertebral body engaging surface comprises at least one surface treatment to facilitate a frictional engagement between the vertebral body engaging surface and the first vertebral body. (google.es)
  • 11. The spinal catheter assembly of claim 10, wherein said second material is selected from the group comprising a stainless steel wire and a ribbon spring. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • There are over 100 types of spinal adjustments used by chiropractors worldwide. (healthline.com)
  • Choi CY, Adler JR, Gibbs IC, Chang SD, Jackson PS, Minn AY, Lieberson RE, Soltys SG (2010) Stereotactic radiosurgery for treatment of spinal metastases recurring in close proximity to previously irradiated spinal cord. (springer.com)
  • Gerszten PC, Burton SA, Quinn AE, Agarwala SS, Kirkwood JM (2005) Radiosurgery for the treatment of spinal melanoma metastases. (springer.com)
  • Personally I would be wary of anything that was in direct contact with the spinal cord! (healingwell.com)
  • 3. The instrument of claim 1 wherein the cutting tool comprises a collar surrounding a cutting element and wherein said opening has a width smaller than a width of the collar to prevent said cutting element from contact with the spinal cord. (google.ca)
  • Currently, there is no shortage of suitable surgical procedures to treat spinal stenoses, but their systematic study will have to be advanced. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first spinal tether device intended to be used in children and adolescents to correct the most common form of scoliosis, called idiopathic scoliosis, that has not responded to conservative treatment options, such as external bracing. (news-medical.net)
  • His practice is devoted exclusively to spinal deformity surgery, with an emphasis on complex reconstructive surgery in children and adults for conditions such as scoliosis, kyphosis, flatback syndrome and other major spinal imbalances. (prweb.com)