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foraminal

adjective Referring to a foramen or foramina.

foraminal

adjective Referring to a foramen
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Brain MRI results were normal; cervical spine MRI displayed mild multilevel foraminal stenosis on the left.
Fusion status and the C2-7 Cobb angle, interspace height, and foraminal height changes were observed on anterior, lateral, and oblique radiographs obtained at the 18-month follow-up examination.
Proponents of fusion argue that the bone graft is a necessary component to insure proper foraminal space, to prevent bone spurs, and to decrease pain.
The coflex[R] technology is a minimally invasive, non-fusion implant that allows movement of the spine in both flexion and extension, while providing interlaminar stabilization, foraminal distraction and facet distraction.
is the developer of the iO-Flex(TM) System which is an advancement in surgical technology for central, lateral recess and foraminal lumbar stenosis.
Studies are reviewed to determine the extent of lyric involvement, loss of height of the vertebral body secondary to collapse, degree of cortical destruction, extent of spinal and foraminal stenosis, and involvement of associated support structures (Cotten et al.
23] Flexiorn/extension findings were correlated with diskography and facet injection results, and CT findings were reviewed with emphasis on facet degeneration and foraminal anatomy.
The Wellex Interspinous Process Technology aims at perfecting the balance between motion and stability by restoring the posterior tension band, the facet congruence and the foraminal height," explained Mourad Ben Mokhtar, head of Eden Spine's research and developments efforts.
The foraminal opening is oval-shaped, and it is wider posteriorly (Fig 1).
It is distinct from the back pain arising from the more lateral direct impingement of the nerve root within the foraminal canal.
Chronic pain that stems from pinched nerves, herniated discs, bulging discs, degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, foraminal stenosis, spinal arthritis, bone spurs, scar tissue and failed open back or neck surgery can be alleviated with Laser Spine Institute's minimally invasive approach.