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*  'neck muscles' Protocols and Video...
Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound Imaging for Assessment of Spinal Cord Blood Flow in Experimental Spinal Cord Injury', 'Retrograde ... form a protective canal for the cervical spinal cord and its nerve roots. The cervical spine supports the head and protects the ... and ligaments that make up the underlying cervical spine. The cervical spine is composed of seven vertebrae stacked in gentle C ... The posterior elements of the vertebra, which include the laminae, transverse, and spinous processes and the facet joints, ...
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*  Spine Anatomy: Your Back as a Shock Absorber | HealthCentral
... these holes create the spinal canal, a channel through which the spinal cord runs. Spinal nerves, which branch off from the ... The seven cervical (neck) vertebrae support the head; the 12 larger thoracic (chest) vertebrae bear the weight of the arms and ... two transverse bony projections (processes) that are points of attachment of spinal muscles; and a single spinous process that ... provides attachments for the muscles, ligaments and tendons that connect one vertebra to another. ...
  https://www.healthcentral.com/article/spine-anatomy-your-back-as-a-shock-absorber
*  Anterior Cervical Fusion Dr Robert Pashman MD Los Angeles Orthopedic
Robert Pashman MD in Los Angeles CA provides this information to help you understand what happens during an anterior cervical ... Strong ligaments and muscles attached to the vertebrae both support the spine and further protect the delicate spinal cord and ... vertical spinal canal, which surrounds the spinal cord and nerve bundles (Fig. 1C, below). A fluid-filled protective membrane, ... Three large bone processes arise from the vertebrae's arch-one to each side (transverse) and one straight toward the back of ...
  http://espine.com/cervical-herniated-disc/anterior-cervical-fusion/
*  Module 2 Quiz Flashcards by Susan Galeone | Brainscape
2 ligaments that run along L/R anterior margins of laminae in the spinal canal; limit flexion ... Where lateral sides of 2 contiguous cervical vertebrae meet each other - add some stability ... Separate short ligaments between adjacent transverse processes; limit contralateral lateral flexion and rotation ... Some ligaments evolved independent of fibrous capsule; other ligaments never fully separated and are considered thickenings of ...
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*  Spinal cord | Article about spinal cord by The Free Dictionary
Find out information about spinal cord. the part of the nervous system nervous system, network of specialized tissue that ... controls actions and reactions of the body and its adjustment to the... Explanation of spinal cord ... Click the link for more information. occupying the hollow interior (vertebral canal) of the series of vertebrae that form the ... The spinal cord consists of two symmetrical halves joined by a thin transverse band of nervous substance-the commissure. Nerve ...
  http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/spinal+cord
*  Patent US20080091199 - Methods and apparatus for performing therapeutic procedures in the spine - Google Patents
... spinal disc replacement, fusion of spinal motion segments and implantation of radioactive seeds. Axial spinal implants and bone ... or distract or shock absorb two or more vertebrae. ... or diverging TASIF axial bores to fuse two or more vertebrae, ... electrical stimulation and various forms of spinal disc cavity augmentation, ... The uppermost seven vertebrae are referred to as the cervical vertebrae, and the next lower twelve vertebrae are referred to as ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US20080091199?dq=7,468,661
*  Patent US20070233099 - Articulating spinal implant - Google Patents
In one embodiment, the device comprises an articulating spinal implant comprising a first elongate segment, a second elongate ... The uppermost seven vertebrae are referred to as the cervical vertebrae, and the next lower twelve vertebrae are referred to as ... on the inferior border of the arch provides a passageway or spinal canal for the delicate spinal cord and nerves. The ... spinal disc and the attached ligaments, muscles and facet joints is referred to as a "spinal motion segment". ...
  http://www.google.com.au/patents/US20070233099
*  Cervical Spine Anatomy Basics
... ligaments, nerves, veins, and arteries of the cervical spine / neck. ... This overview of cervical spine anatomy describes the vertebrae, ... They exit the spinal canal superior to the vertebrae for which ... The vertebral arteries enter the transverse foramen at C6 and continue through C1. ... The primary function of the cervical spine is the mobility, support and protection of spinal canal and neural structures. The ...
  http://blog.orthoexperts.com/cervical-spine-anatomy-basics
*  Vertebral column - Wikipedia
They transmit the special spinal nerves and are situated between the transverse processes in the cervical region, and in front ... There are ligaments extending the length of the column at the front and the back, and in between the vertebrae joining the ... Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal which can occur in any region of the spine though less commonly in the ... There are seven cervical vertebrae, twelve thoracic vertebrae and five lumbar vertebrae. The number of vertebrae in a region ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vertebral_column
*  Patent US20060264957 - Apparatus for performing a discectomy through a trans-sacral axial bore ... - Google Patents
... end for extending the cutting head laterally away from the disc opening within the nucleus of the intervertebral spinal disc ... Methods and apparatus for and performing a partial or complete discectomy of an intervertebral spinal disc accessed by one or ... more trans-sacral axial spinal instrumentation/fusion (TASIF) axial bore formed through vertebral bodies in general alignment ... The uppermost seven vertebrae are referred to as the cervical vertebrae, and the next lower twelve vertebrae are referred to as ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US20060264957?dq=7,752,326
*  Intervertebral foramen - Wikipedia
... is a foramen between two spinal vertebrae. Cervical, thoracic, and lumbar vertebrae all have intervertebral foramina. The ... and transforaminal ligaments. When the spinal vertebrae are articulated with each other, the bodies form a strong pillar that ... supports the head and trunk, and the vertebral foramen constitutes a canal for the protection of the medulla spinalis (spinal ... and facet joints on the transverse process of the vertebra. Projectional radiograph of a man presenting with pain by the nape ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intervertebral_foramen
*  C-spine | Article about C-spine by The Free Dictionary
see spinal column spinal column, bony column forming the main structural support of the skeleton of humans and other ... all the vertebrae situated between the cervical and sacral segments are usually called spinal. ... The vertebrae of this segment are fixed to the pelvic bones by modified ribs joined with the transverse processes to form the ... It consists of segments known as vertebrae linked by intervertebral disks and held together by ligaments.. ..... Click the link ...
  https://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/C-spine
*  S,I,D,V Flashcards by carrie mathison | Brainscape
spinal branch. periosteal branch. equatorial branch. anterior vertebral canal branch. nutrient arteries. all anastomose!. ... posterior rami of the middle and lower cervical nn.. (all deep muscles have same innervation) ... What innervates the meninges, periosteum, bone and ligaments of the vertebral column? ... What is the function of articular facets on vertebrae? muscular attachments, restriction of movement ...
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*  Cervical Spine Considerations When Anesthetizing Patients with Down Syndrome | Anesthesiology | ASA Publications
A subsequent film of her cervical spine revealed craniovertebral settling with atlantoaxial subluxation and a spinal canal ... The first cervical vertebrae is a ring, with articular surfaces on both the top and bottom aspects of its lateral masses. The ... It is hypothesized that laxity of the cervical ligaments can be acquired or worsened by inflammation that is precipitated by ... 1). The transverse ligament (or the transverse component of the cruciate ligament) passes from side to side behind the odontoid ...
  http://anesthesiology.pubs.asahq.org/article.aspx?articleid=1942107
*  Jugular foramen | definition of jugular foramen by Medical dictionary
transverse foramen the passage in either transverse process of a cervical vertebra that, in the upper six vertebrae, transmits ... a large opening in the occipital bone, between the cranial cavity and spinal canal. ... either of two foramina, the greater and the lesser sciatic foramina, formed by the sacrotuberal and sacrospinous ligaments in ... transverse foramen. the passage in either transverse process of a cervical vertebra that, in the first six vertebrae, transmits ...
  https://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/jugular+foramen
*  Lecture 8 Vertebral Column Flashcards by Alla Demarte | Brainscape
cervical. occipital protuberance 26 Intertransverse ligaments connect ........... .......... and are ........ transverse ... Lumbar vertebrae. •n=5 vertebrae;. •Large kidney-shaped body for weight-bearing;. •Mid-sized triangular vertebral foramen;. • ... Coccyx: no ....... ....... or ........ ........ (dural sac of spinal cord ends at S2) vertebral arches. vertebral canal. ... Is the cervical curvature of the spine acquired in utero or after birth?. ...
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*  Thoracic Spine Anatomy
Narrow Spinal Canal. Between the vertebrae, two large nerves branch off the spinal cord, one on the left and one on the right. ... Thick ligaments also connect the ribs to the transverse processes of the thoracic spine. ... The large bump on the back of the lower part of the neck is the seventh cervical vertebra, called C7. It connects on top of T1 ... The spinal cord travels down from the brain through the spinal column. In the thoracic spine, the spinal canal is narrower than ...
  http://www.nationalmedicalacademy.com/physiotherapy/thoracic-spine-anatomy/
*  Human spine | definition of Human spine by Medical dictionary
cervical spine. the seven cervical vertebrae, through which the cervical part of the spinal cord passes from the brain to the ... The vertebral column, also called the spinal column or spine, consists of a series of vertebrae connected by ligaments. It ... spinal column. ; vertebral column column of bones surrounding a central canal housing the spinal cord; each vertebra is ... lateral column the lateral portion of the gray substance of the spinal cord, in transverse section seen as a horn; present only ...
  https://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Human+spine
*  Vertebra - Wikipedia
The axis also sits upon the first intervertebral disc of the spinal column. Cervical vertebrae possess transverse foramina to ... Vertebrae contain a vertebral foramen for the passage of the spinal canal and its enclosed spinal cord and covering meninges. ... in particular the intertransverse ligaments. There is a facet on each of the transverse processes of thoracic vertebrae which ... The transverse processes of mammals are homologous to the cervical ribs of other amniotes. In the whale the cervical vertebrae ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vertebra
*  Cervical Spine Acute Bony Injuries in Sports Medicine Clinical Presentation: History, Physical, Causes
Cervical spine fractures lead to substantial morbidity and mortality. Neck injury in athletes can quickly end or change the ... Involves both end plates and may intrude into the spinal canal. * Unstable fracture C4 burst fracture. View Media Gallery ... Avulsion of spinous process of the lower cervical vertebrae, usually C7. * Stable fracture Clay shoveler's fracture. View Media ... Associated with other cervical fractures. * Type I - At the tip superiorly. The transverse ligament remains intact, and the ...
  https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/94234-clinical
*  Vertebral Column - Radiology Notes
Ligaments. *Intervertebral/Neural Canal/Foramen. *Vertebral/Spinal Canal. *Ossification of the Vertebrae ... occipital vertebrae. *C7 low transverse process ± cervical rib. *L1 rib ... Vertebral/Spinal Canal. *Extradural, intradural and intramedullary spaces.. *AP width of spinal canal: atlas 16-27mm, axis 15mm ... perimedullary space (thoracic 3mm, cervical 8mm). *lateral recess = radicular canal (ant-lat portion of canal; A = body/disc; P ...
  http://radnotes.co.nz/anatomy/vertebral_column/
*  Spinal Anatomy Overview | Dr. Russell D. Caram Chiropractor
Spinal Anatomy Overview A basic understanding of the spine's anatomy and its functions is extremely important for patients with ... spinal disorders. This article provides a straightforward overview of the spine's remarkable and complex anatomy. It begins by ... All vertebrae consist of the same basic elements, with the exception of the first two cervical vertebrae. The outer shell of a ... The spinal nerve roots are responsible for stimulating movement and feeling. The nerve roots exit the spinal canal through the ...
  https://drcaram.com/spinal-anatomy-overview/
*  A Patient's Guide to Thoracic Spine Anatomy
Two other ligaments run full length within the spinal canal. The posterior longitudinal ligament attaches on the back of the ... These projections are called transverse processes. Between the vertebrae of each spinal segment are two facet joints. The facet ... The large bump on the back of the lower part of the neck is the seventh cervical vertebra, called C7. It connects on top of T1 ... The spinal cord travels down from the brain through the spinal column. In the thoracic spine, the spinal canal is narrower than ...
  https://midwestbonejoint.com/back/thoracic-spine-anatomy/
*  Laminotomy - Wikipedia
... which ultimately decreases the cross sectional area of the spinal canal. As an increase in the size of the L3 vertebrae occurs ... Transverse processes come into contact with the ribs and serve as attachment points for muscles and ligaments that stabilize ... Cervical laminotomy - is performed on cervical vertebrae which are vertebrae closest to the head. Thoracic laminotomy- is ... Excessive pressure in the spinal canal causes the spinal canal and spinal nerves to be compressed which can be very painful and ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laminotomy
*  Airway Management in Adults after Cervical Spine Trauma | Anesthesiology | ASA Publications
... hypertrophy of the ligaments of the spinal column, and the vertebral subluxations common in the chronic arthritides. Canal size ... The ligaments contributing to the stability of the upper complex are the transverse , apical , and alar ligaments as well as ... Horton WA, Fahy L, Charters P: Disposition of the cervical vertebrae, atlanto-axial joint, hyoid and mandible during x-ray ... The functional size of the spinal canal may be further reduced with movement. The spinal canal is a column of relatively fixed ...
  http://anesthesiology.pubs.asahq.org/article.aspx?articleid=1923133