*  IJMS | Free Full-Text | An Inflammatory Nucleus Pulposus Tissue Culture Model to Test Molecular Regenerative Therapies:...
... can be useful for the discovery and evaluation of molecular therapeutic strategies against early degenerative disc disease. ... Organ cultures are practical tools to investigate regenerative strategies for the intervertebral disc. However, most existing ... Organ cultures are practical tools to investigate regenerative strategies for the intervertebral disc. However, most existing ... Keywords: nucleus pulposus; organ culture model; degenerative disc disease; IL-1β; TNF-α; chondroitinase ABC; epigallocatechin ...
  http://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/17/10/1640
*  Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement Taunton MA - orthopedics, Taunton MA Adult, Taunton MA Cervical Spine, Taunton MA ...
We hope this page helps you find information on Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement in Taunton. ... Looking for information on Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement in Taunton? We have compiled a list of businesses and services ... The intervertebral disc sits directly in front of the opening. A bulged or herniated disc can narrow the opening and put ... Replacing a damaged disc in the cervical spine (neck) is a bit trickier. The disc is part of a complex joint in the spine. ...
  http://local.eorthopod.com/Cervical_Artificial_Disc_Replacement_Taunton_MA-p1729551-Taunton_MA.html
*  Patent US6183518 - Method of replacing nucleus pulposus and repairing the intervertebral disk - Google Patents
Removal of the nucleus pulposus and only as much of the annulus fibrosus and intervertebral disk as is necessary is performed. ... of the material permits motion of the vertebrae and performs the cushioning and joint functions of the intervertebral disk. The ... Intervertebral disc prosthesis. US20030220690 *. Mar 24, 2003. Nov 27, 2003. Cauthen Joseph C.. Intervertebral disc annulus ... Artificial intervertebral disc device. US20030220693 *. Mar 24, 2003. Nov 27, 2003. Cauthen Joseph C.. Intervertebral disc ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US6183518?dq=4,923,986
*  Protozoa of the intervertebral disc
... One of the undesirable manifestations of osteochondrosis is a protrusion of an ... If it is wrong to approach the treatment of protrusion of the intervertebral disc, it may develop into a major hernia. ... Treatment of protrusion of the intervertebral disc consists of the following major components: - The use of drugs, namely, non- ... Of protrusion of the intervertebral disc in the first place indicates pain. Pain causes the protrusion, and the structures that ...
  http://medicineinfo.net/protozoa-of-the-intervertebral-disc.html
*  Early Adolescent Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Injury: A Case Study « Chiropractic Resource Organization - largest Chiropractic...
Early Adolescent Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Injury: A Case Study. By Frank Painter in Chiropractic Care, on June 20th, 2013 at ... Early Adolescent Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Injury:. A Case Study. The Chiro.Org Blog ... This article describes and discusses the case of an adolescent male with lumbar intervertebral disc injury characterized by ... An important and probably underappreciated source of LBP in children and young adolescent persons is the intervertebral disc ( ...
  http://chiro.org/wordpress/2013/06/early-adolescent-lumbar-intervertebral-disc-injury-a-case-study/
*  Patente US8100896 - Method for treatment of an intervertebral disc - Google Patentes
... introducing the flexible guidable region of the probe into the annulus fibrosus of the intervertebral disc; and supplying ... region of the probe may be introduced at a location which is in relative close proximity to the region of intervertebral disc ... field adjacent to the annulus fibrosus sufficient to produce a thermal or electromagnetic effect on the intervertebral disc. ... The present disclosure is directed to methods for relieving pain associated with an intervertebral disc having a disc nucleus ...
  http://www.google.es/patents/US8100896
*  Hyaluronan distribution in the human and canine intervertebral disc and cartilage endplate.
Human, dog, intervertebral disc, hyaluronan National Category Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Cell and Molecular Biology ... Hyaluronan distribution in the human and canine intervertebral disc and cartilage endplate.. Inkinen, Ritva Department of ... Hyaluronan concentration and hyaluronan to uronic acid ratio in different parts of the discs were measured as a background for ... used to characterize the distribution of hyaluronan in paraffin-embedded sections of adult human and canine intervertebral disc ...
  http://umu.diva-portal.org/smash/record.jsf?pid=diva2:848503
*  Patent US7524333 - Method of anchoring an implant in an intervertebral disc - Google Patents
Methods of closing a defect in an anulus fibrosus of an intervertebral disc using a barrier are also provided. ... In some embodiments, systems for minimally invasive disc augmentation include an anulus augmentation component and a nucleus ... The nucleus augmentation component restores disc height and/or replaces missing nucleus pulposus. The anulus augmentation ... Methods of securing an implant within an intervertebral disc are provided. ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US7524333?dq=6,373,753
*  MRI shows intervertebral disc space. How much does this affect lower back pain? - Doctor's insight on HealthcareMagic
MRI shows intervertebral disc space. How much does this affect lower back pain? . Ask a Doctor about when and why MRI is ... Agarwal, is wrong, I have an MRI that says that I have a S1-S2 intervertebral disc space. My Question is how much does this ... MRI shows intervertebral disc space. How much does this affect lower back pain? ... Disc degeneration may lead to back pain however there are too many pain geneartors in spine so we need to know more about your ...
  http://www.healthcaremagic.com/questions/MRI-shows-intervertebral-disc-space-How-much-does-this-affect-lower-back-pain/316618
*  Patent US7491241 - Intervertebral spacer device having recessed notch pairs for manipulation ... - Google Patents
Features for artificial intervertebral discs and intervertebral spacer devices useful for manipulation by the instrumentation ... an artificial intervertebral disc includes static trials and a dynamic trial for determining the appropriate size of disc to be ... and a leveler for setting the proper position of the artificial intervertebral disc. Methods for using the same are also ... inserter/impactors for inserting and removing the static trials and for inserting the artificial intervertebral discs, ...
  http://www.google.ca/patents/US7491241
*  Patent US20070150060 - Rehydration and restoration of intervertebral discs with polyelectrolytes - Google Patents
Additionally, the embodiments provide a method for bulking up an intervertebral disc having a nucleus pulposus and an annulus ... The methods comprise introducing an amount of the polyelectrolyte materials into the intervertebral disc space without removing ... The embodiments provide a method for treating an intervertebral disc having a nucleus pulposus and an annulus fibrosis, using ... wherein the intervertebral disc is experiencing progressive disc collapse, and bulking up the intervertebral disc decreases the ...
  http://www.google.co.uk/patents/US20070150060
*  Lumbar intervertebral disc disease (IVDD) in horses: a longitudinal ultrasonographic and histomorphological comparison
The intervertebral discs between the L5-L6 and L6-S1 vertebrae from 20 randomly selected horses were examined ex vivo ... In human intervertebral discs, however, a significant correlation can be found between increasing age and microscopical grade ... On the other hand, it has been claimed that degeneration of the lumbosacral intervertebral disc (IVD) is a routine finding in ... Lumbar intervertebral disc disease (IVDD) in horses: a longitudinal ultrasonographic and histomorphological comparison. DSpace/ ...
  https://dspace.library.uu.nl/handle/1874/240371
*  "Exhaustion of nucleus pulposus progenitor cells with ageing and degene" by Daisuke Sakai, Yoshihiko Nakamura et al.
... little is known about changes in intervertebral disc cells and their regenerative potential with ageing and intervertebral disc ... The frequency of Tie2+ cells in tissues from patients decreases markedly with age and degeneration of the intervertebral disc, ... Despite the high prevalence of intervertebral disc disease, ... Despite the high prevalence of intervertebral disc disease, ... little is known about changes in intervertebral disc cells and their regenerative potential with ageing and intervertebral disc ...
  http://jdc.jefferson.edu/orthofp/52/
*  Takashi Nakamura - Patent applications
When drawing a visible image on the label surface of an optical disc DK by an overrecording operation over the same radial ... Spinal Intervertebral Disk Replacement Material for Nucleus Pulposus and Production Method Thereof - To provide a spinal ... SPINAL INTERVERTEBRAL DISK REPLACEMENT MATERIAL FOR NUCLEUS PULPOSUS AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF - The present invention is ... The present invention also relates to a method of producing the spinal intervertebral disk replacement material for nucleus ...
  http://www.patentsencyclopedia.com/inventor/takashi-nakamura-2/
*  Intervertebral disc - Wikipedia
An intervertebral disc (or intervertebral fibrocartilage) lies between adjacent vertebrae in the vertebral column. Each disc ... The fibrous intervertebral disc contains the nucleus pulposus and this helps to distribute pressure evenly across the disc. ... Stuttgart: Thieme Intervertebral Discs Spinal Disc Summary Cross section image: pembody/body12a-Plastination Laboratory at the ... Back pain Degenerative disc disease Spinal decompression Lumbar spinal stenosis Anulus fibrosus. Artificial intervertebral disc ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intervertebral_disc
*  Intervertebral disc annuloplasty - Wikipedia
The term intervertebral disc annuloplasty indicates any procedure aimed at repairing the annulus of a bulging intervertebral ... The heat is intended to seal any ruptures in the disc wall and may also burn nerve endings, which can make the area less ... Disc biacuplasty Intradiscal Electrothermal Annuloplasty from The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. ... is a recently developed minimally invasive form of annuloplasty consisting of the insertion in the affected disc of a hollow ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intervertebral_disc_annuloplasty
*  Intervertebral disc arthroplasty - Wikipedia
It is a surgical procedure in which degenerated intervertebral discs in the spinal column are replaced with artificial devices ... Artificial Disc Replacement Two Year, Multi-Center Outcomes for the Treatment of Degenerative Disc Disease in the Lumbar Spine ... Cervical disc replacement is also an alternative intervention for symptomatic disc herniation with associated arm and hand ... Artificial disc replacement (ADR), or total disc replacement (TDR), is a type of arthroplasty. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intervertebral_disc_arthroplasty
*  Intervertebral disc damage and spaceflight - Wikipedia
The documented expansion of disc volume after spaceflight, together with the intervertebral disc injuries after reloading in ... but there is currently no evidence that links the origin of intervertebral disc damage with changes to the disc as a result of ... astronauts may be at an increased risk of intervertebral disc injury or damage when the swollen discs are subjected to ... increasing the susceptibility of these discs to damage. The relative risk of spaceflight-induced intervertebral disc injury ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intervertebral_disc_damage_and_spaceflight
*  Intervertebral Disc
... from degenerative disc disease to bulging and herniated discs. ... get treatment for issues that affect the intervertebral discs, ... Intervertebral disc issues. Intervertebral discs can be affected by a number of issues, but biggest one is probably the natural ... A bulging disc occurs when the disc weakens or degenerates and protrudes into the spinal canal. A herniated disc is when the ... An intervertebral disc is a layer of cartilaginous material that acts as a shock absorber between each vertebra. Along with the ...
  https://www.laserspineinstitute.com/back_problems/spinal_anatomy/intervertebral_disc/
*  Patent US6989032 - Artificial intervertebral disc - Google Patents
An artificial disc having a pair of opposing baseplates, for seating against opposing vertebral bone surfaces, separated by a ... Intervertebral disc prosthesis with contact blocks. US6582466. Dec 9, 1999. Jun 24, 2003. Stryker Spine. Intervertebral disc ... Intervertebral implant. US5314477. Mar 4, 1991. May 24, 1994. J.B.S. Limited Company. Prosthesis for intervertebral discs and ... Artificial Spinal Disc. US20090048674 *. Aug 13, 2008. Feb 19, 2009. Spinecore, Inc.. Artificial intervertebral disc having an ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US6989032?dq=6188988
*  Patent US6315797 - Artificial intervertebral disc - Google Patents
The disc member defines a longitudinal axis and a lateral axis transverse to the longitudinal axis. The disc member includes an ... to the longitudinal axis whereby upon insertion of the disc member within the intervertebral space forces exerted on the disc ... for insertion within an intervertebral space between adjacent vertebrae to replace at least a portion of an intervertebral disc ... The disc member may include an interior cavity disposed within the exterior wall portion with the first and second slits ...
  http://www.google.com.au/patents/US6315797
*  Patent CN102028567A - Intervertebral disc prosthesis - Google Patents
The present invention relates to an intervertebral disk prosthesis comprising at least three parts including a first plate, ... 7.挋煩杁利覀氿1皈椓间盖偋佌3牴彼圧亏4每丫凼彛裃置皈尻寸稌導亏每丫凼彛裃置皈尻寸3仑耔胾夛圧芯孑(3)和三枃(2)乌间具有徳導皈间際》 7. The intervertebral disc prosthesis as claimed in claim ... 5.挋煩杁利覀氿1皈椓间盖偋佌3牴彼圧亏4芯孑(3)
  http://www.google.com.au/patents/CN102028567A
*  Patent US20040054413 - Radiovisible hydrogel intervertebral disc nucleus - Google Patents
A spinal implant for replacing the natural nucleus of the disc made from a polymer such as hydrogel having a radiopaque ... Because the intervertebral disc is avascular, most nutrients that the disc needs for metabolism are transported to the disc by ... An intervertebral disc prosthetic consisting of a pair of rigid plugs to replace the degenerated disc is referred by Kuntz, U.S ... Radiopaque Prosthetic Intervertebral Disc Nucleus. US20070276491 *. May 24, 2006. Nov 29, 2007. Disc Dynamics, Inc.. Mold ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US20040054413?dq=6004266
*  Patent US9283085 - Intervertebral disc prosthesis and method - Google Patents
The disc prosthesis includes an interbody device, a face plate and a pair of locking mechanisms for achieving dual fixation in ... The present disclosure generally relates to an intervertebral disc prosthesis for partially or totally replacing an organic ... Artificial intervertebral disc. US20040049279 *. 25 May 2001. 11 Mar 2004. Sevrain Lionel C.. Inter-vertebral disc prosthesis ... In operation, and after the removal of an organic intervertebral disc, a surgeon may implant the intervertebral disc prosthesis ...
  http://www.google.com.au/patents/US9283085
*  Biphasic Rheology of Different Artificial Degenerated Intervertebral Discs | SpringerLink
Simulation of the intervertebral disc (IVD) degeneration in animal models is of great interest towards exploration and ... "Healing of a painful intervertebral disc should not be confused with reversing disc degeneration: implications for physical ... Intervertebral disc Degeneration Biphasic theory Biomechanics This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access ... Simulation of the intervertebral disc (IVD) degeneration in animal models is of great interest towards exploration and ...
  https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-981-10-9038-7_124