Spinal Fusion: Operative immobilization or ankylosis of two or more vertebrae by fusion of the vertebral bodies with a short bone graft or often with diskectomy or laminectomy. (From Blauvelt & Nelson, A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology, 5th ed, p236; Dorland, 28th ed)Lumbar Vertebrae: VERTEBRAE in the region of the lower BACK below the THORACIC VERTEBRAE and above the SACRAL VERTEBRAE.Bone Transplantation: The grafting of bone from a donor site to a recipient site.Ilium: The largest of three bones that make up each half of the pelvic girdle.Bone Substitutes: Synthetic or natural materials for the replacement of bones or bone tissue. They include hard tissue replacement polymers, natural coral, hydroxyapatite, beta-tricalcium phosphate, and various other biomaterials. The bone substitutes as inert materials can be incorporated into surrounding tissue or gradually replaced by original tissue.Spine: The spinal or vertebral column.Spinal DiseasesInternal Fixators: Internal devices used in osteosynthesis to hold the position of the fracture in proper alignment. By applying the principles of biomedical engineering, the surgeon uses metal plates, nails, rods, etc., for the correction of skeletal defects.Cervical Vertebrae: The first seven VERTEBRAE of the SPINAL COLUMN, which correspond to the VERTEBRAE of the NECK.Membrane Fusion: The adherence and merging of cell membranes, intracellular membranes, or artificial membranes to each other or to viruses, parasites, or interstitial particles through a variety of chemical and physical processes.Cell Fusion: Fusion of somatic cells in vitro or in vivo, which results in somatic cell hybridization.Bone Screws: Specialized devices used in ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY to repair bone fractures.Osteogenesis: The process of bone formation. Histogenesis of bone including ossification.Postoperative Complications: Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.Recombinant Fusion Proteins: Recombinant proteins produced by the GENETIC TRANSLATION of fused genes formed by the combination of NUCLEIC ACID REGULATORY SEQUENCES of one or more genes with the protein coding sequences of one or more genes.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Viral Fusion Proteins: Proteins, usually glycoproteins, found in the viral envelopes of a variety of viruses. They promote cell membrane fusion and thereby may function in the uptake of the virus by cells.Gene Fusion: The GENETIC RECOMBINATION of the parts of two or more GENES resulting in a gene with different or additional regulatory regions, or a new chimeric gene product. ONCOGENE FUSION includes an ONCOGENE as at least one of the fusion partners and such gene fusions are often detected in neoplastic cells and are transcribed into ONCOGENE FUSION PROTEINS. ARTIFICIAL GENE FUSION is carried out in vitro by RECOMBINANT DNA technology.Oncogene Proteins, Fusion: The GENETIC TRANSLATION products of the fusion between an ONCOGENE and another gene. The latter may be of viral or cellular origin.Spinal Injuries: Injuries involving the vertebral column.Thoracic Vertebrae: A group of twelve VERTEBRAE connected to the ribs that support the upper trunk region.Dendrites: Extensions of the nerve cell body. They are short and branched and receive stimuli from other NEURONS.Molecular Sequence Data: Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.Oncogene Fusion: The GENETIC RECOMBINATION of the parts of two or more GENES, including an ONCOGENE as at least one of the fusion partners. Such gene fusions are often detected in neoplastic cells and are transcribed into ONCOGENE FUSION PROTEINS.Amino Acid Sequence: The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.Spinal Fractures: Broken bones in the vertebral column.Spinal NeoplasmsBone Density: The amount of mineral per square centimeter of BONE. This is the definition used in clinical practice. Actual bone density would be expressed in grams per milliliter. It is most frequently measured by X-RAY ABSORPTIOMETRY or TOMOGRAPHY, X RAY COMPUTED. Bone density is an important predictor for OSTEOPOROSIS.Scoliosis: An appreciable lateral deviation in the normally straight vertical line of the spine. (Dorland, 27th ed)Synapses: Specialized junctions at which a neuron communicates with a target cell. At classical synapses, a neuron's presynaptic terminal releases a chemical transmitter stored in synaptic vesicles which diffuses across a narrow synaptic cleft and activates receptors on the postsynaptic membrane of the target cell. The target may be a dendrite, cell body, or axon of another neuron, or a specialized region of a muscle or secretory cell. Neurons may also communicate via direct electrical coupling with ELECTRICAL SYNAPSES. Several other non-synaptic chemical or electric signal transmitting processes occur via extracellular mediated interactions.Intervertebral Disc: Any of the 23 plates of fibrocartilage found between the bodies of adjacent VERTEBRAE.Green Fluorescent Proteins: Protein analogs and derivatives of the Aequorea victoria green fluorescent protein that emit light (FLUORESCENCE) when excited with ULTRAVIOLET RAYS. They are used in REPORTER GENES in doing GENETIC TECHNIQUES. Numerous mutants have been made to emit other colors or be sensitive to pH.Base Sequence: The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.Spondylolisthesis: Forward displacement of a superior vertebral body over the vertebral body below.Intervertebral Disc Displacement: An INTERVERTEBRAL DISC in which the nucleus pulposus has protruded through surrounding fibrocartilage. This occurs most frequently in the lower lumbar region.Diskectomy: Excision, in part or whole, of an INTERVERTEBRAL DISC. The most common indication is disk displacement or herniation. In addition to standard surgical removal, it can be performed by percutaneous diskectomy (DISKECTOMY, PERCUTANEOUS) or by laparoscopic diskectomy, the former being the more common.Hippocampus: A curved elevation of GRAY MATTER extending the entire length of the floor of the TEMPORAL HORN of the LATERAL VENTRICLE (see also TEMPORAL LOBE). The hippocampus proper, subiculum, and DENTATE GYRUS constitute the hippocampal formation. Sometimes authors include the ENTORHINAL CORTEX in the hippocampal formation.Kyphosis: Deformities of the SPINE characterized by an exaggerated convexity of the vertebral column. The forward bending of the thoracic region usually is more than 40 degrees. This deformity sometimes is called round back or hunchback.Spinal Cord Compression: Acute and chronic conditions characterized by external mechanical compression of the SPINAL CORD due to extramedullary neoplasm; EPIDURAL ABSCESS; SPINAL FRACTURES; bony deformities of the vertebral bodies; and other conditions. Clinical manifestations vary with the anatomic site of the lesion and may include localized pain, weakness, sensory loss, incontinence, and impotence.HIV Fusion Inhibitors: Inhibitors of the fusion of HIV to host cells, preventing viral entry. This includes compounds that block attachment of HIV ENVELOPE PROTEIN GP120 to CD4 RECEPTORS.Decompression, Surgical: A surgical operation for the relief of pressure in a body compartment or on a body part. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Cell Line: Established cell cultures that have the potential to propagate indefinitely.Laminectomy: A surgical procedure that entails removing all (laminectomy) or part (laminotomy) of selected vertebral lamina to relieve pressure on the SPINAL CORD and/or SPINAL NERVE ROOTS. Vertebral lamina is the thin flattened posterior wall of vertebral arch that forms the vertebral foramen through which pass the spinal cord and nerve roots.Membrane Fusion Proteins: Proteins that catalyze MEMBRANE FUSION.Orthopedic Fixation Devices: Devices which are used in the treatment of orthopedic injuries and diseases.Spinal Curvatures: Deformities of the SPINE characterized by abnormal bending or flexure in the vertebral column. They may be bending forward (KYPHOSIS), backward (LORDOSIS), or sideway (SCOLIOSIS).SNARE Proteins: A superfamily of small proteins which are involved in the MEMBRANE FUSION events, intracellular protein trafficking and secretory processes. They share a homologous SNARE motif. The SNARE proteins are divided into subfamilies: QA-SNARES; QB-SNARES; QC-SNARES; and R-SNARES. The formation of a SNARE complex (composed of one each of the four different types SNARE domains (Qa, Qb, Qc, and R)) mediates MEMBRANE FUSION. Following membrane fusion SNARE complexes are dissociated by the NSFs (N-ETHYLMALEIMIDE-SENSITIVE FACTORS), in conjunction with SOLUBLE NSF ATTACHMENT PROTEIN, i.e., SNAPs (no relation to SNAP 25.)Spinal Stenosis: Narrowing of the spinal canal.Virus Internalization: The entering of cells by viruses following VIRUS ATTACHMENT. This is achieved by ENDOCYTOSIS, by direct MEMBRANE FUSION of the viral membrane with the CELL MEMBRANE, or by translocation of the whole virus across the cell membrane.Luminescent Proteins: Proteins which are involved in the phenomenon of light emission in living systems. Included are the "enzymatic" and "non-enzymatic" types of system with or without the presence of oxygen or co-factors.Mutation: Any detectable and heritable change in the genetic material that causes a change in the GENOTYPE and which is transmitted to daughter cells and to succeeding generations.Membrane Proteins: Proteins which are found in membranes including cellular and intracellular membranes. They consist of two types, peripheral and integral proteins. They include most membrane-associated enzymes, antigenic proteins, transport proteins, and drug, hormone, and lectin receptors.Zygapophyseal Joint: The joint that occurs between facets of the interior and superior articular processes of adjacent VERTEBRAE.Cloning, Molecular: The insertion of recombinant DNA molecules from prokaryotic and/or eukaryotic sources into a replicating vehicle, such as a plasmid or virus vector, and the introduction of the resultant hybrid molecules into recipient cells without altering the viability of those cells.Lordosis: The anterior concavity in the curvature of the lumbar and cervical spine as viewed from the side. The term usually refers to abnormally increased curvature (hollow back, saddle back, swayback). It does not include lordosis as normal mating posture in certain animals ( = POSTURE + SEX BEHAVIOR, ANIMAL).Lumbosacral Region: Region of the back including the LUMBAR VERTEBRAE, SACRUM, and nearby structures.Neuronal Plasticity: The capacity of the NERVOUS SYSTEM to change its reactivity as the result of successive activations.Sacrum: Five fused VERTEBRAE forming a triangle-shaped structure at the back of the PELVIS. It articulates superiorly with the LUMBAR VERTEBRAE, inferiorly with the COCCYX, and anteriorly with the ILIUM of the PELVIS. The sacrum strengthens and stabilizes the PELVIS.Orthopedic Procedures: Procedures used to treat and correct deformities, diseases, and injuries to the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM, its articulations, and associated structures.Spondylosis: A degenerative spinal disease that can involve any part of the VERTEBRA, the INTERVERTEBRAL DISK, and the surrounding soft tissue.Escherichia coli: A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria (GRAM-NEGATIVE FACULTATIVELY ANAEROBIC RODS) commonly found in the lower part of the intestine of warm-blooded animals. It is usually nonpathogenic, but some strains are known to produce DIARRHEA and pyogenic infections. Pathogenic strains (virotypes) are classified by their specific pathogenic mechanisms such as toxins (ENTEROTOXIGENIC ESCHERICHIA COLI), etc.Neurons: The basic cellular units of nervous tissue. Each neuron consists of a body, an axon, and dendrites. Their purpose is to receive, conduct, and transmit impulses in the NERVOUS SYSTEM.Giant Cells: Multinucleated masses produced by the fusion of many cells; often associated with viral infections. In AIDS, they are induced when the envelope glycoprotein of the HIV virus binds to the CD4 antigen of uninfected neighboring T4 cells. The resulting syncytium leads to cell death and thus may account for the cytopathic effect of the virus.Intervertebral Disc Degeneration: Degenerative changes in the INTERVERTEBRAL DISC due to aging or structural damage, especially to the vertebral end-plates.Spinal Osteophytosis: Outgrowth of immature bony processes or bone spurs (OSTEOPHYTE) from the VERTEBRAE, reflecting the presence of degenerative disease and calcification. It commonly occurs in cervical and lumbar SPONDYLOSIS.Spinal Canal: The cavity within the SPINAL COLUMN through which the SPINAL CORD passes.Vesicular Transport Proteins: A broad category of proteins involved in the formation, transport and dissolution of TRANSPORT VESICLES. They play a role in the intracellular transport of molecules contained within membrane vesicles. Vesicular transport proteins are distinguished from MEMBRANE TRANSPORT PROTEINS, which move molecules across membranes, by the mode in which the molecules are transported.Cell Membrane: The lipid- and protein-containing, selectively permeable membrane that surrounds the cytoplasm in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.Absorptiometry, Photon: A noninvasive method for assessing BODY COMPOSITION. It is based on the differential absorption of X-RAYS (or GAMMA RAYS) by different tissues such as bone, fat and other soft tissues. The source of (X-ray or gamma-ray) photon beam is generated either from radioisotopes such as GADOLINIUM 153, IODINE 125, or Americanium 241 which emit GAMMA RAYS in the appropriate range; or from an X-ray tube which produces X-RAYS in the desired range. It is primarily used for quantitating BONE MINERAL CONTENT, especially for the diagnosis of OSTEOPOROSIS, and also in measuring BONE MINERALIZATION.Cells, Cultured: Cells propagated in vitro in special media conducive to their growth. Cultured cells are used to study developmental, morphologic, metabolic, physiologic, and genetic processes, among others.Pyramidal Cells: Projection neurons in the CEREBRAL CORTEX and the HIPPOCAMPUS. Pyramidal cells have a pyramid-shaped soma with the apex and an apical dendrite pointed toward the pial surface and other dendrites and an axon emerging from the base. The axons may have local collaterals but also project outside their cortical region.Viral Envelope Proteins: Layers of protein which surround the capsid in animal viruses with tubular nucleocapsids. The envelope consists of an inner layer of lipids and virus specified proteins also called membrane or matrix proteins. The outer layer consists of one or more types of morphological subunits called peplomers which project from the viral envelope; this layer always consists of glycoproteins.Protein Structure, Tertiary: The level of protein structure in which combinations of secondary protein structures (alpha helices, beta sheets, loop regions, and motifs) pack together to form folded shapes called domains. Disulfide bridges between cysteines in two different parts of the polypeptide chain along with other interactions between the chains play a role in the formation and stabilization of tertiary structure. Small proteins usually consist of only one domain but larger proteins may contain a number of domains connected by segments of polypeptide chain which lack regular secondary structure.Protein Binding: The process in which substances, either endogenous or exogenous, bind to proteins, peptides, enzymes, protein precursors, or allied compounds. Specific protein-binding measures are often used as assays in diagnostic assessments.Range of Motion, Articular: The distance and direction to which a bone joint can be extended. Range of motion is a function of the condition of the joints, muscles, and connective tissues involved. Joint flexibility can be improved through appropriate MUSCLE STRETCHING EXERCISES.Microscopy, Confocal: A light microscopic technique in which only a small spot is illuminated and observed at a time. An image is constructed through point-by-point scanning of the field in this manner. Light sources may be conventional or laser, and fluorescence or transmitted observations are possible.Back Pain: Acute or chronic pain located in the posterior regions of the THORAX; LUMBOSACRAL REGION; or the adjacent regions.Spondylitis: Inflammation of the SPINE. This includes both arthritic and non-arthritic conditions.Tuberculosis, Spinal: Osteitis or caries of the vertebrae, usually occurring as a complication of tuberculosis of the lungs.Translocation, Genetic: A type of chromosome aberration characterized by CHROMOSOME BREAKAGE and transfer of the broken-off portion to another location, often to a different chromosome.Tomography, X-Ray Computed: Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.DislocationsRadiculopathy: Disease involving a spinal nerve root (see SPINAL NERVE ROOTS) which may result from compression related to INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT; SPINAL CORD INJURIES; SPINAL DISEASES; and other conditions. Clinical manifestations include radicular pain, weakness, and sensory loss referable to structures innervated by the involved nerve root.Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.Plasmids: Extrachromosomal, usually CIRCULAR DNA molecules that are self-replicating and transferable from one organism to another. They are found in a variety of bacterial, archaeal, fungal, algal, and plant species. They are used in GENETIC ENGINEERING as CLONING VECTORS.Atlanto-Axial Joint: The joint involving the CERVICAL ATLAS and axis bones.Osteoporosis: Reduction of bone mass without alteration in the composition of bone, leading to fractures. Primary osteoporosis can be of two major types: postmenopausal osteoporosis (OSTEOPOROSIS, POSTMENOPAUSAL) and age-related or senile osteoporosis.Axisbeta-Galactosidase: A group of enzymes that catalyzes the hydrolysis of terminal, non-reducing beta-D-galactose residues in beta-galactosides. Deficiency of beta-Galactosidase A1 may cause GANGLIOSIDOSIS, GM1.Silver Staining: The use of silver, usually silver nitrate, as a reagent for producing contrast or coloration in tissue specimens.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Microscopy, Electron: Microscopy using an electron beam, instead of light, to visualize the sample, thereby allowing much greater magnification. The interactions of ELECTRONS with specimens are used to provide information about the fine structure of that specimen. In TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY the reactions of the electrons that are transmitted through the specimen are imaged. In SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY an electron beam falls at a non-normal angle on the specimen and the image is derived from the reactions occurring above the plane of the specimen.Transfection: The uptake of naked or purified DNA by CELLS, usually meaning the process as it occurs in eukaryotic cells. It is analogous to bacterial transformation (TRANSFORMATION, BACTERIAL) and both are routinely employed in GENE TRANSFER TECHNIQUES.Bacterial Proteins: Proteins found in any species of bacterium.Traction: The pull on a limb or a part thereof. Skin traction (indirect traction) is applied by using a bandage to pull on the skin and fascia where light traction is required. Skeletal traction (direct traction), however, uses pins or wires inserted through bone and is attached to weights, pulleys, and ropes. (From Blauvelt & Nelson, A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology, 5th ed)Nerve Tissue ProteinsFemur Neck: The constricted portion of the thigh bone between the femur head and the trochanters.Cercopithecus aethiops: A species of CERCOPITHECUS containing three subspecies: C. tantalus, C. pygerythrus, and C. sabeus. They are found in the forests and savannah of Africa. The African green monkey (C. pygerythrus) is the natural host of SIMIAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS and is used in AIDS research.Microscopy, Fluorescence: Microscopy of specimens stained with fluorescent dye (usually fluorescein isothiocyanate) or of naturally fluorescent materials, which emit light when exposed to ultraviolet or blue light. Immunofluorescence microscopy utilizes antibodies that are labeled with fluorescent dye.Liposomes: Artificial, single or multilaminar vesicles (made from lecithins or other lipids) that are used for the delivery of a variety of biological molecules or molecular complexes to cells, for example, drug delivery and gene transfer. They are also used to study membranes and membrane proteins.Models, Biological: Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.Low Back Pain: Acute or chronic pain in the lumbar or sacral regions, which may be associated with musculo-ligamentous SPRAINS AND STRAINS; INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT; and other conditions.Cadaver: A dead body, usually a human body.
Three-dimensional ultrasound image of the fetal spine at 21 weeks of pregnancy Play media Ultrasound view of the fetal spine at ... Incomplete posterior fusion is not a true spina bifida, and is very rarely of neurological significance. A posterior ... Signs of occulta may include a hairy patch, dimple, dark spot, or swelling on the back at the site of the gap in the spine. ... The spinal cord and its nerve roots are put back inside the spine and covered with meninges. In addition, a shunt may be ...
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"Early Outcomes following Percutaneous Sacroiliac Joint Fusion". The Spine Journal. 15 (10): S255. doi:10.1016/j.spinee.2015.07. ... Typically, a spine specialist will order a medical imaging test if they suspect ankylosing spondylitis or another form of ... This joint is located where the base of the spine, known as the sacrum, and the pelvis, known as the ilium, intersect. "Itis" ... In these cases, a minimally invasive procedure known as Sacroiliac Joint Fusion can effectively stabilize the joint and ...
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... (rhBMP) should not be routinely used in any type of anterior cervical spine fusion, such as with ... In 2002, rhBMP-2 (Infuse; Medtronic) was approved for anterior lumbar interbody fusions (ALIFs) with a lumbar fusion device. In ... The Spine Journal. 11 (6): 471-91. doi:10.1016/j.spinee.2011.04.023. PMID 21729796. Spinal Fusion and Bone Morphogenetic ... of fusion cases in 2003 to 28.1% of fusion cases in 2008. BMP use was greater among patients with previous surgery and among ...
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"Predictors of outcomes and hospital charges following atlantoaxial fusion". Spine J. 16: 608-18. doi:10.1016/j.spinee.2015.12. ... "Comparison of perioperative outcomes and cost of spinal fusion for cervical trauma: weekday versus weekend admissions". Spine ( ...
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Potentially unstable spines require spine fusions. At present these procedures include complex instrumentation. Spine fusions ... Neurosurgery of the spine covers the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. Some indications for spine surgery include spinal ... Anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion is a common surgery that is performed for disc disease of the cervical spine. However, ... Laminectomy is the removal of the lamina portion of the vertebrae of the spine in order to make room for the compressed nerve ...
Another possible benefit is the prevention of premature breakdown in adjacent levels of the spine, a potential risk in fusion ... The ProDisc, manufactured by Synthes, is for use in the lumbar spine and cervical spine. The Prestige Cervical disc replacement ... In October 2001, as part of another FDA trial, Jack Zigler, M.D., a spine surgeon at Texas Back Institute in Plano, Texas, ... The first surgeon to perform a Charite artificial disc surgery in the United States was Scott Blumenthal, M.D., a spine surgeon ...
They have a surgical spine specialist, a nonsurgical spine specialist, a spine psyciatrist, a pain management specialist, a ... Muscle and musculocutaneous flap coverage of exposed spinal fusion devices. Hochberg, J., Ardenghy, M., Yuen, J., Gonzalez-Cruz ... T. Glenn Pait, MD, is the Director of the T. Glenn Pait Spine Clinic located in the UAMS Jackson T. Stephens Spine Institute. ... The T. Glenn Pait Spine Clinic includes a multidisciplinary team that deals with patients with spine problems. ...
In the USA a complete new coding system was started for all endoscopic spine procedures. In the Netherlands the procedure was ... "Intraoperative electromyography monitoring in minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion". Journal of ... Spine. 6 (2): 126-132. doi:10.3171/spi.2007.6.2.126. ISSN 1547-5654. PMID 17330579. Obenchain, Theodore G. (1991-06-01). " ... Many other studies document a success rate of more than 93%. In january 2018 more as 3000 publications about endoscopic spine ...
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An experimental study of canine spine fusions". J Bone Joint Surg Am. 41-A: 1243-54. PMID 13852565. Chen, Leon, & Cha, Jennifer ...
Pelvic joint fusions in patients with chronic pelvic girdle pain: a 23-year follow up. Eur Spine J; (2013) 22 (4) 871-877 ... Sacroiliac joint fusion for chronic pain: a simple technique avoiding he use of metalwork. Euro Spine J. (2004) 13 (3) 253-256 ... Spine J: (2005) 5 (5) 520-528 Discussion 529 Keating JG. Sacroiliac joint fusion in a chronic low back pain population. In ... Spine: (1996) 21 1889-1892 Dreyfuss P Dreyer S Cole A Mayo K. Sacroiliac joint pain. J Am Acad Orthop Surg: (2004) 12 255-265 ...
Kalanithi, P. S.; Henderson, J. M. (2012). "Emerging Horizons in Neuromodulation - New Frontiers in Brain and Spine Stimulation ... Kalanithi PS, Patil CG, Boakye M (2009). "National complication rates and disposition after posterior lumbar fusion for ... Spine. 37 (11): 982-8. doi:10.1097/BRS.0b013e31823bbeef. PMID 22037526. Kalanithi, P; Schubert, R. D.; Lad, S. P.; Harris, O. A ... acquired spondylolisthesis". Spine. 34 (18): 1963-9. doi:10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181ae2243. PMID 19652635. CS1 maint: Uses authors ...
"Electrical stimulation of the spine as an adjunct to spinal fusion procedures". Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi. Pulsed ... which was approved in 2004 as an adjunct to cervical fusion surgery in patients at high risk for non-fusion. "General Wellness ... In 2004, a pulsed electromagnetic field system was approved by the FDA as an adjunct to cervical fusion surgery in patients at ... In 1974, he reported successful initiation of graft incorporation in 11 of 12 fusion patients. The original PEMF devices ...
"The perioperative cost of Infuse bone graft in posterolateral lumbar spine fusion". Spine J. 8 (3): 443-8. doi:10.1016/j.spinee ... The complete 3-month total cost of a complex posterolateral lumbar spine fusion bone graft supplemented with graft extenders ... A statistical evaluation". Spine. 20 (9): 1055-60. doi:10.1097/00007632-199505000-00012. PMID 7631235. Arrington ED; Smith WJ; ... for example using bone reamed from the anterior superior iliac spine. In this case there is an osteoinductive and osteogenic ...
... spine. Laminoplasty: A procedure that reaches the cervical spine from the back of the neck. The spinal canal is then ... Like a fusion, these implants allow maintain mobility to the segment by allowing flexion and extension. Facetectomy: A ... There is a disc between each of the vertebrae in the spine. A healthy, well-hydrated disc will contain a great deal of water in ... Much of the mechanical stress that is caused by everyday movements is transferred to the discs within the spine and the water ...
They do not appear to continue over the hip; this may be associated with the lack of "tables" in the neural spines of the rear ... fusion between the atlas (first cervical) and the intercentrum, an element below the axis; accessory processes on the caudal ... Their neural spines do not have accessory processes at their front margins, like Turfanosuchus and Euparkeria but unlike other ... The transverse processes of the first sacral, which are nearly fused to the ribs, are separated from the neural spines by two ...
IITS 2007 France "Lumbar Fusion Candidates" Avoid Fusion (Long Term Follow-up). Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Spine 2007, ... Spine Summit 2016. The 32nd Annual Meeting of the Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, March 2016. Orlando ... "Lumbar Fusion Candidates" Avoid Fusion: Long Term Follow-up. The Congress of Neurological Surgeons 2011 Annual Meeting, Oct ... 30th Annual Meeting of the AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, Orlando, FL, March 5-8, 2014. Book ...
"Texas spine surgeon finds fusion success by simply injecting adult stem cells into cages". 2011-09-02. Retrieved 2013-08-16. St ... "Dallas-Spine". Fpsurgicalcare.com. Retrieved 2013-08-16. Neurotrauma and Critical Care of the Spine - Google Books. Books. ... Neurotrauma and Critical Care of the Spine - Google Books. Books.google.com. Retrieved 2013-08-16. "Spine trauma - NLM Catalog ... Spine J. 6: 473. doi:10.1016/j.spinee.2006.02.030. PMID 16825058. The Comprehensive Treatment of the Aging Spine: Minimally ...
Early fracture of the sacrum or pelvis: an unusual complication after multilevel instrumented lumbosacral fusion. Spine (Phila ... He completed a fellowship in spine surgery at the Twin Cities Spine Center in Minneapolis in 1997. In 1997, McCance was named ... for spinal fusion in Money Magazine. He is a member of both the Scoliosis Research Society and the North American Spine Society ... Spine (Phila Pa1976). 2004 Jan 15;29(2):E19-21. PMID 14722420 Poynton AR, Nelson MC, McCance SE, Levine RL, O'Leary PF. Bovine ...
The most radical of these techniques is spinal fusion. In recent years/decades spinal surgeons have begun to rely more heavily ... A spinal fixation device stabilizes an area of the posterior spine while allowing for a significant range of motion and ... The medical community uses several different techniques for stabilizing the posterior region of the spine. ... leaving the physician with few other choices than spinal fusion. ... Vertebral fusion The United States Patent Website. ...
The cervical spine, the neck, assists in maintaining head stability and postural control in the body. The usage of high heels ... hip-hop and burlesque with the fusion of vogue movements and is performed using stilettos or high heels.[49] Some dancers such ... Surface electrodes were placed on the muscle mass of the women's spines as well as their feet to measure the electrical ... This changed position places more pressure and tension on the lower lumbar spine which explains why the women complained of ...
Meanwhile, it does not require instrumentation, fusion and it preserves cervical spine stability.Purpose: To assess the ... The spinous process splitting cervical laminectomy allows good spinal cord decompression and preserves spine curvature and ... Muscle dissection associated with posterior approach to cervical spine usually results in local pain, muscle wasting and ... Meanwhile, it does not require instrumentation, fusion and it preserves cervical spine stability.. Purpose: To assess the ...
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... any of the minimally invasive systems available should be able to perform the same fusion as the traditional open technique, ... In theory, any minimally invasive spine surgery system for a fusion should be able to perform the same spine fusion as the ... correct diagnosis and indications for a spine fusion, and the type of fusion and surgical technique that is used. ... Two of the three minimally invasive spine fusion surgery systems make the skin incision first and then target the pedicle. ...
The global spine market is expected to grow in future due to increasing cases of spinal cord injury, increasing ageing ... Global Spine Market with Focus on Spinal Fusion: Industry Analysis & Outlook (2017-2021) * 1. Global Spine Market with Focus on ... 2. Executive Summary 2 Global Spine Market with Focus on Spinal Fusion: Industry Analysis & Outlook (2017-2021) Spine, also ... Spine Market Procedure Volume Forecast (2017-2021) The U.S. Spine Market Forecast by Value (2017-2021) The U.S. Spinal Fusion ...
6 months ago I had a cervical corpectomy and 3 level fusion C5,6 and 7. I never felt full pain relief and continued to have ... 6 months ago I had a cervical corpectomy and 3 level fusion C5,6 and 7. I never felt full pain relief and continued to have ... One of the main reasons for doing cervical spine surgery is to prevent further neurological or spinal cord damage. If you had ... if you are diagnosed with failed fusion..you may want to look into a bone growth stimulator..which is indicated for failed ...
cervical spine fusion. Started by fred jc on 06/16/2010 1:47pm ... I had fusion on c3-4 c 5-6 c6-7. almost 3 yrs ago. healed ... I am going to see a very good surgeon that my husband used a year ago for his back fusion. My husband took it like a champ and ... I too am trying to avoid a fusion. I have had cervical DDD since 2003. I have it in 3 different places of my upper neck. I am ... jUST HAD A C5-7 FUSION, MY NECK IS SLIGHTLY LUMPY AND PURPLE LIKE A BRUISE, ITS BEEN ABOUT 3 WEEKS, IN NECK BRACE FOR 2 WEEKS ...
Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1995 Sep 15;20(18):2023-8.. Effects of spinal instrumentation on fusion of the lumbosacral spine.. ... The records and radiographs of a group of patients treated by wide decompression and fusion of the lumbosacral spine and by one ... Fusion status was determined via radiographs. Clinical results were based on pain relief after a minimum 2-year follow-up ... spinal is a valuable adjunct to achieve lumbosacral fusion in patients who have undergone decompressive surgery for the spine. ...
Dizziness after CERVICAL SPINE FUSION. Started by [email protected] on 01/12/2015 6:07pm ... This is my 2nd surgery after c4,5,6 fusion I had to have c6,7 after 13 years between surgeries. I was fine and now very dizzy ... Immediately sent to a spine surgeon who was not so nice as I smoke. Wanted to complete 2 surgeries one to take care of the ... I had my cervical spine surgery 9/2012. I now have a titanium plate and 8 screws. Had an uneventful recovery. Or is 15 mths ...
Find the most comprehensive real-world treatment information on Posterior Cervical Spine Fusion at PatientsLikeMe. 0 patients ... bipolar I disorder or psoriasis currently have Posterior Cervical Spine Fusion. ... Stopped having Posterior Cervical Spine Fusion Duration. Patients. This item is relevant to you: Less than 1 month 2 * 2 ... What is Posterior Cervical Spine Fusion?. Category: Surgeries false This neurosurgical procedure is performed to relieve the ...
A cervical intra-laminar fusion implant to be placed in cervical lamina includes a first lateral surface including a first ... It may be used to replace or augment a cervical lamina to aid in stabilization or fusion of the cervical spine. In addition, ... Occiput is a bottom part of the skull where the spine meets the skull. The facets here are different than the rest of the spine ... A pair of symmetrical arms may connect the first intra laminar fusion implant to the second intra laminar fusion implant. The ...
For patients contemplating spinal fusion surgery to alleviate pain, bone health is an important consideration. If a... ... Two-thirds are fusions in the lumbar, or lower, spine. The standard test to measure bone strength is dual energy X-ray ... Diagnosing this prior to spine fusion could lead to a change in surgical planning and treatment, and we believe this would ... Study: CT Scan Prior to Spine Fusion Surgery Finds Significant Number of Patients Had Undiagnosed Osteoporosis. News provided ...
... including the difference between traditional spinal fusion and minimally invasive stabilization. ... Laser Spine Institute shares an overview of spinal fusion, ... Spine Fusion *Lumbar Fusion. *Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion ... For instance, Laser Spine Institute offers minimally invasive spine fusion options that can treat the spine condition with ... Spinal fusion overview. Spinal fusion is used to correct instability and limited motion in the spine between two vertebrae, ...
A spine fusion surgery links together segments of the spinal column. Learn how and why it is done, the pros, cons, and possible ... If you are a smoker, and you are having spine fusion, you should stop smoking. The risk of spine fusion failure-the lack of the ... A spine fusion is a surgery performed to link together individual segments, or vertebrae, within the spine. The spinal column, ... How to Fuse the Spine During spine fusion surgery, your doctor will attempt to stimulate bone growth between the vertebrae. ...
... a medical device surface technology company focused on developing innovative spinal interbody fusion implants, announced today ... Spine, Titan. "New Study Supports Titan Spine Endoskeleton® Interbody Device For Rapid Fusion And Improved Patient Outcomes." ... Spine, T. (2013, April 17). "New Study Supports Titan Spine Endoskeleton® Interbody Device For Rapid Fusion And Improved ... Titan Spine, a medical device surface technology company focused on developing innovative spinal interbody fusion implants, ...
He recommended a minimally-invasive spinal fusion procedure called Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF). ... Lisa was referred to UW Health spine surgeon Dr. Seth Williams. ... Spine Clinic Visit Overview. *Video: Preparing for Spine ... Getting Back On Track With ALIF: A Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion Spine Medicine. ... He recommended a minimally-invasive spinal fusion procedure called Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF). Lisa says, "The ...
Time to spine fusion [ Time Frame: One year ]. Time to spine fusion will be determined using AP/lateral x-rays of the lumbar ... Quality of spine fusion [ Time Frame: One year ]. Quality of spine fusion at one year will be assessed using thin-section ... For patients undergoing spine fusion surgery, non-fusion (or pseudarthrosis) is one of the major complications that can lead to ... daily treatment with teriparatide on spine fusion in adult patients who are undergoing multi-level posterolateral spine fusion ...
As interbody fusion was completed per standard of care, transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF), posterolateral fusion ( ... As interbody fusion was completed per standard of care, transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF), posterolateral fusion ( ... Posterolateral fusion study in which each patient undergoes posterolateral fusion. During the posterolateral fusion, each ... OsteoStrux™ Collagen Ceramic Scaffold in Instrumented Lumbar Spine Fusion. The safety and scientific validity of this study is ...
... of the BAKTM Interbody Fusion System with instrumentation. After reviewing the... ... is announcing its approval of the application by Spine-Tech, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, for premarket approval, under the Federal ... Spine-Tech, Inc.; Premarket Approval of BAKSUPTM Interbody Fusion System With Instrumentation. A Notice by the Health and Human ...
I havent had C-spine fusion, but L4-S1 fusion. I just wrote some detailed information on the sciatica thread. I dont know ... I go in tomorrow AM for my pre-op evaluation, then schedule a C-spine fusion surgery, dont know how many discs yet. I have ... I am looking for folks with C-spine fusion experience that can offer me some hope I will indeed be relieved of some pain, the ... HealingWell.com Forum , Diseases & Conditions , Chronic Pain , C Spine Fusion - looking for success stories ...
Spine Sugeries and Fusions. This course developed by Dr. Anderson will take you through an 8-hour exploration of spine surgery ... Understand the most popular cervical and lumbar spine fusion surgeries as well as other non-fusion hardware ... as well as full spine fusions for scoliosis. ... Design continued care and wellness for spine surgery patients. ... Participants will learn how to create modifications when working with cervical and lumbar fusion patients, ...
Posterior or anterior spinal fusion surgery at CHKD is recommended when bracing or casting has been unable to stop the ... What does fusion of the spine mean?. The fusion is when the bone heals to bone. The fusion keeps the parts of the spine in a ... What is anterior spinal fusion surgery?. Anterior spinal fusion surgery is when the surgeon has to approach the spine from the ... The part of the spine that is fused will no longer bend. When the fusion is done in the thoracic (chest) section, there is no ...
Captiva Spine, Inc., a medical device organization dedicated to developing and distributing spinal technologies in the US and ... Captiva Spine markets a full range of fusion technologies in the US and Internationally.. Source: Captiva Spine, Inc.. Contact ... Patents Awarded for Captiva Spine s Proprietary Pivotec Articulating Lumbar Interbody Fusion Device. ... About Captiva Spine, Inc.. Founded in 2007, Captiva Spine is a privately owned medical devices organization headquartered in ...
Comparison of Standard Fusion With Topping Off-System in Lumbar Spine (Topping-off). The safety and scientific validity of ... Comparison of Standard Fusion With Topping Off-System in Lumbar Spine. Official Title ICMJE Clinical Trial of the Efficacy of ... Comparison of standard fusion with a topping off system in lumbar spine surgery: a protocol for a randomized controlled trial ... in Comparison to the Conventional Spondylodesis in Fusion-surgery in the Lumbal Spine: a Prospective, Randomised Study. ...
new study shows axiomed cervical total disc replacement surgeries improving compared to anterior cervical discectomy and fusion ... Newly Published Spine Surgery Study Shows Cervical Total Disc Replacement To Provide Better Results Than Fusion in Outpatient ... A study recently published in Spine evaluated two equitable patient groups that underwent either fusion or total disc ... According to a new medical study recently published in Spine, single level total disc replacement (TDR) procedures can be ...
Get a basic overview of a posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) and learn about other forms of surgery with this helpful ... PLIF is a spine fusion technique where a damaged spinal disc is removed and replaced with a bone graft and metal hardware. The ... Fusion - indicates that the procedure will involve the connecting of two or more areas of the spine in order to limit movement ... Spine conditions. Arthritis of the spine Bone spur Bulging disc Foraminal stenosis Herniated disc Pinched nerve Sciatica Spinal ...
  • Background Data: Muscle dissection associated with posterior approach to cervical spine usually results in local pain, muscle wasting and temporarily restricted neck movement. (ekb.eg)
  • The intent is to have the bone grow (fuse) together, limiting motion in that portion of the spine, since it is motion that causes diseased discs rub together and irritate nerves, Dr. Kadimcherla explains. (atlanticspinecenter.com)
  • Andrew Shepherd, Vice President of Marketing for Titan Spine, said, "Titan Spine is focused on optimizing the surface of interbody implants so that they can play an active role in facilitating bone integration and promoting fusion. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Titan Spine reported in a press release that CMS has created a new technology ICD-10 code for a nanotextured surface on an interbody fusion device. (healio.com)
  • We are pleased with the new nanotextured category designation that CMS has created," P eter Ullrich, MD, chief executive officer of Titan Spine, said in the release. (healio.com)
  • Titan Spine reportedly completed the CMS new technology procedural coding system application and ICD-10 code request in late 2015. (healio.com)
  • devicemaker Titan Spine has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Endoskeleton line of implants featuring nanoLOCK surface technology, making them the first FDA-approved interbody fusion devices to feature nanotechnology. (fdanews.com)
  • Titan Spine now holds 10 patents and has 14 applications under review for approval later this year. (beckersspine.com)
  • There are many types of spinal fusion and each technique involves using bone grafting - either from the patient (autograft), donor (allograft), or artificial bone substitutes - to help the bones heal together. (videohive.net)
  • The graft bridges the two bones to promote fusion. (mayfieldclinic.com)
  • The SI joints are located between the iliac bones and the sacrum, connecting the spine to the hips. (mayfieldclinic.com)
  • The sacroiliac joints connect the base of the spine (sacrum) to the hip bones (ilium). (mayfieldclinic.com)
  • Fusing two or more vertebral bones together prevents motion at those segments and stabilizes the spine. (spineuniversity.com)
  • In other words, the vertebral bones still move when they shouldn't so the spine still isn't stable. (spineuniversity.com)
  • Magnetic and electric feilds have been shown to increase bone growth for long bones and in fusions. (healthtap.com)
  • Allogarfts, bone morphonenetic proteins, demineralised bone matrix, bone substitutes, and machined bones together contribute to the overall category of spine biologics. (marketresearch.com)
  • It's differentiated from other entelodonts by a suite of unique dental characters, the shape and relatively small size of the cheekbone flanges of its skull compared to those of Archaeotherium, the small size of its chin tubercle, as well as features of its carpus and tarsus and the fusion of the bones of the lower leg. (wikipedia.org)
  • What is happening now is there are 3D printed cages that offer a porous metallic environment that promises higher rates of fusion. (beckersspine.com)
  • PEEK-OPTIMA HA Enhanced is a novel material for these interbody cages, contributing to the fusion process as it is strong, versatile and based on PEEK-OPTIMA polymer compounded with hydroxyapatite (HA), a well-known osteoconductive material for enhancing bone apposition. (salesandmarketingnetwork.com)
  • Once placed, the cages resist flexion and extension of the spine, and axial forces across the ventral and middle columns. (wikipedia.org)
  • Jupiter, FL, August 16, 2011 --( PR.com )-- Captiva Spine, Inc., a medical device organization dedicated to developing and distributing spinal technologies in the US and internationally, announced today that two new patents have been awarded by the USPTO for Captiva Spine's Proprietary PIVOTEC® Articulating Lumbar Interbody Fusion Device. (pr.com)
  • The Aries-L interbody fusion device features a proprietary multi-axis mesh and optimized micro-surface topology, both of which are designed to facilitate fusion. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The porous character of Vertera Spine's biomaterial facilitates integration of bone tissue with the company's COHERE Cervical Interbody Fusion Device. (meddeviceonline.com)