contained disc herniation

contained disc herniation

herniated disc material that remains covered by a thin layer of posterior anulus fibrosus or posterior longitudinal ligament; a disc protrusion is an example of a contained disc herniation.

con·tained disc her·ni·a·tion

(kŏn-tānd' disk hĕr'nē-ā'shŭn)
Herniated disc material that remains covered by a thin layer of posterior anulus fibrosus or posterior longitudinal ligament; a disc protrusion is an example of a contained disc herniation.
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2 /PRNewswire/ -- Two studies on plasma disc decompression that will be presented this week at EuroSpine in Brussels found that the procedure is effective for treating patients with contained disc herniation.
In a separate and ongoing prospective, randomized controlled study, investigators at 12 sites have enrolled 89 patients with radicular pain associated with contained disc herniation and treated with PDD.
Nasdaq: ARTC), a leader in developing state-of-the-art, minimally invasive surgical products, today announced that a study demonstrating the effectiveness of plasma disc decompression (PDD) for treating patients with contained disc herniation was presented from the podium yesterday at SpineWeek 2008 in Geneva.
The PDD procedure is used to treat patients with symptoms associated with a contained disc herniation.