*  Laminectomy
With spinal fusion, the recovery time may be longer. In some cases after laminectomy and spinal fusion, it may take several ... However, if the spinal column is unstable and fusion is required, the recovery period can last from several months to more than ... Removal of substantial amounts of bone and tissue may require additional procedures such as spinal fusion to stabilize the ... Spinal stenosis is the single most common diagnosis that leads to spinal surgery, of which a laminectomy represents one ...
*  Artificial facet replacement
... in lieu of standard lumbar fusion. The prosthesis is indicated for back and leg pain caused by central or lateral spinal ... Gil, K.S.L. (2013). "Chapter 12: Anesthesia for Spinal Cord Injury Surgery". In Mongan, P.D.; Soriano, S.G.; Sloan, T.B. A ... Coric, D. (2014). "Spinal technologies not available in the United States: An editorial". Neurosurgery. 61 (Supplement 1): 26- ... A more comprehensive focus on re-establishing the structure and function of the human functional spinal unit may include facet ...
*  Cervical spinal stenosis
Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion - A surgical treatment of nerve root or spinal cord compression by decompressing the ... Cervical spinal stenosis is one of the most common forms of spinal stenosis, along with lumbar spinal stenosis (which occurs at ... Cervical spinal stenosis is a bone disease involving the narrowing of the spinal canal at the level of the neck. It is ... Cervical spinal stenosis is a condition involving narrowing of the spinal canal at the level of the neck. It is frequently due ...
*  Spinal stenosis
Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: A surgical treatment of nerve root or spinal cord compression by decompressing the ... Spinal stenosis is an abnormal narrowing of the spinal canal or neural foramen that results in pressure on the spinal cord or ... or the spinal cord. The most common forms are cervical spinal stenosis, which are at the level of the neck, and lumbar spinal ... A spinal tap is performed in the low back with dye injected into the spinal fluid. X-Rays are performed followed by a CT scan ...
*  Spinal fusion
What is Spinal Instrumentation and Spinal Fusion? SpineUniverse. September 2012. Accessed 1 June 2013. Spinal fusion. ... 24,000 thoracic fusions and 157,000 cervical fusions are performed each year. A 2008 analysis of spinal fusions in the United ... 42.7 years for primary thoracic fusions, and 56.3 years for primary lumbar fusions 45.5% of all spinal fusions were on men 83.8 ... Spinal fusion is most commonly performed to relieve the pain and pressure on the spinal cord that results when a disc ( ...
*  Minimally-invasive thoracic spinal fusion
Unlike other spinal fusions, with a minimally invasive thoracic spinal fusion only about 10 percent of mobility is lost. This ... Spinal fusion is when the discs of the spine are removed and replaced with donor bone. The fusion is usually stabilized with a ... Spinal fusion is usually needed when a curvature reaches 40 degrees. However, there is a window of opportunity for a minimally ... Also, minimally invasive spinal fusions are almost always only done in the thoracic region. Infants 0 to 6 months: No solids ...
*  Cervical collar
"Cervical spinal fusion". WebMD. Retrieved 2008-03-07. Shantanu S Kulkarni, DO and Robert H Meier III, "Spinal Orthotics", ... or may require a halo fixation device to support the neck during recovery after surgery such as cervical spinal fusion. A soft ... This makes them at high risk for spinal cord injury, which could be exacerbated by movement of the person and could lead to ... Cervical collars are also used therapeutically to help realign the spinal cord and relieve pain, although they are usually not ...
*  Degenerative disc disease
"Mesoblast files spinal fusion IND". Australian Life Scientist. 2006-11-27. Archived from the original on 2009-01-08. Retrieved ... Spinal laminectomy: A procedure for treating spinal stenosis by relieving pressure on the spinal cord. A part of the lamina is ... The spinal canal is then reconstructed to make more room for the spinal cord. Laminotomy: A procedure that removes only a small ... This can cause issues if the bone spurs start to grow into the spinal canal and put pressure on the spinal cord and surrounding ...
*  Intervertebral disc arthroplasty
Artificial disc replacement has been developed as an alternative to spinal fusion, with the goal of pain reduction or ... The data shows that artificial disc replacement patients, when compared to spinal fusion patients, have a shorter recuperation ... Spinal Fusion (Arthrodesis)". J&J Discs Face Backlash , Melissa Davis , JNJ MDT SYK - TheStreet.com Archived 2006-03-03 at the ... after clinical trials were said to show patient improvement in motion and pain equivalent to spinal fusion. Two-level disc ...
*  Kevin Pauza
Weiss, Frances (May 8, 2012). "Chronic Back Pain? Spinal Fusion May be the Wrong Surgery". New Jersey Newsroom. Archived from ... which repairs and re-grows discs without a spinal fusion. Dr Pauza served on the advisory board of several medical tech ... into damaged spinal discs for the treatment of spinal conditions such as degenerative disc disease, back pain and chronic low ... "Groundbreaking Spinal Treatment Spurs Saudi Interest". Penn State College of Medicine. March 2011. Retrieved August 13, 2015. " ...
*  Minimal clinically important difference
Carragee EJ, Cheng I (April 2010). "Minimum acceptable outcomes after lumbar spinal fusion". Spine J. 10 (4): 313-20. doi: ... and quality of life after revision fusion for symptomatic pseudoarthrosis". Spine J. 12 (12): 1122-8. doi:10.1016/j.spinee. ...
*  Robert Thomas Grotz
"Linearly expanding spine cage for enhanced spinal fusion". United States patent and Trademark Office US7,819,921. Retrieved ... "Linearly expanding spine cage for enhanced spinal fusion". United States patent and Trademark Office US7,819,921. Retrieved ... "Linearly expanding spine cage for enhanced spinal fusion". United States patent and Trademark Office US7,722,674. Retrieved ... "Selectively expanding spine cage, hydraulically controllable in three dimensions for enhanced spinal fusion". United States ...
*  Hybrid operating room
For spinal fusion procedures, an integration with a navigation system can further improve the workflow. Intraoperative ... In Neurosurgery, applications for hybrid ORs are for example spinal fusion and intracranial aneurysm coiling. In both cases, ... "Robotic 3D Imaging for Spinal Fusion - Live Case". YouTube. Archived from the original on 24 September 2012. Retrieved 14 ... traumatic spinal fractures, oncologic fractures or scoliosis surgery are other types of surgery that can be optimized in a ...
*  Bone morphogenetic protein
Although rhBMP-2 and rhBMP-7 are used in the treatment of a variety of bone-related conditions including spinal fusions and ... Spinal Fusion and Bone Morphogenetic Protein Reddi AH (1997). "Bone morphogenetic proteins: an unconventional approach to ... rhBMP-2 is used extensively in other lumbar spinal fusion techniques (e.g., using a posterior approach, anterior or posterior ... There is "little debate or controversy" about the effectiveness of rhBMP-2 to grow bone to achieve spinal fusions, and ...
*  Tim Simpson
He has had brain surgery and spinal fusion surgery. In his late thirties and forties, his health improved enough to allow him ...
*  T. Glenn Pait
Muscle and musculocutaneous flap coverage of exposed spinal fusion devices. Hochberg, J., Ardenghy, M., Yuen, J., Gonzalez-Cruz ...
*  Bone morphogenetic protein 2
Richter R (2011-06-28). "Medtronic's spinal fusion product shown to be harmful in bold review by medical journal and its ... Subach BR, Haid RW, Rodts GE, Kaiser MG (2001). "Bone morphogenetic protein in spinal fusion: overview and clinical update". ... in spinal fusion surgeries", with a level of risk far in excess of estimates reported in earlier studies. An additional review ... appear to improve fusion rates after spinal arthrodesis in both animal models and humans, while reducing the donor-site ...
*  Saint Thomas - West Hospital
2010 Hospital Quality Ratings: Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion). Healthgrades.com. Retrieved on January 6, 2012. ... 2010 Hospital Quality Ratings: Back and Neck Surgery (Spinal Fusion). Healthgrades.com. Retrieved on January 6, 2012. 2010 ...
*  Management of scoliosis
New implants that aim to delay spinal fusion and to allow more spinal growth in young children have been developed. For the ... In general, modern spinal fusions have good outcomes with high degrees of correction and low rates of failure and infection. ... Spinal fusion is the most widely performed surgery for scoliosis. In this procedure, bone [either harvested from elsewhere in ... Spinal fusion remains the "gold standard" of surgical treatment for scoliosis. The risk of undergoing surgery for scoliosis was ...
*  Dwan Edwards
Dwan underwent a spinal fusion of the C3 and C4 vertebrae. The surgeon replaced one of his discs with a cadaver's. His contract ...
*  Scheuermann's disease
However, once the fusion is solidified, most patients can return to their usual lifestyle within one to two years. Spinal ... Scheuermann's disease can be successfully corrected with surgical procedures, almost all of which include spinal fusion and ... It causes backache and spinal curvature. In very serious cases it may cause internal problems and spinal cord damage, but these ... Taking into account that some of the symptoms of the spinal deformity cannot be changed by surgical intervention, surgery ...
*  Pulsed electromagnetic field therapy
"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 2013 the FDA warned a manufacturer for promoting the device for unapproved uses such as cerebral palsy and spinal cord ...
*  Hydrazinophthalazine
"Additive effects of dihydralazine during enflurane or isoflurane hypotensive anaesthesia for spinal fusion". Canadian Journal ...
*  Test (wrestler)
Martin had spinal fusion surgery performed by Dr. Lloyd Youngblood in July 2004. On November 1, 2004, it was announced that he ...
*  Nemaline myopathy
Many individuals with NM undergo spinal fusion surgery to straighten and stabilize their backs. Osteoporosis is also common in ...
*  List of diseases (C)
... peripheral neuropathy Cervical ribs sprengel anomaly polydactyly Cervical spinal stenosis Cervical vertebral fusion ... syndrome G-alajara type 1 Camptodactyly syndrome G-alajara type 2 Camptodactyly taurinuria Camptodactyly vertebral fusion ... III deficiency Congenital aplastic anemia Congenital arteriovenous shunt Congenital articular rigidity Congenital benign spinal ...
*  Treatment decision support
An orthopedics patient may face a choice between aggressive lumbar spinal fusion versus physical therapy. Treatment decision ...