motion segment

mo·tion seg·ment

(mō'shŭn seg'mĕnt)
A functional unit made up of two adjacent articulating surfaces and the connecting tissues binding them together.
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Alteration of spinal motion segment integrity is a vital human function and, if altered, can cause significant pain and dysfunction of the spine.
A first motion segment unit (MSU) was assembled with L1, the disc for L1-L2, and L2.
A system for transpedicular dynamic stabilization of the lumbar motion segment of the spine;
The turmoil in the House forced the cancellation of question hour, the time for submissions and the calling attention motion segment.
Additionally, users may edit their videos as much as they like while retaining total control over the duration and location of the Super-Slow Motion segment on the video timeline.
12-15) Subsequently, Volkman and associates (16) demonstrated that the supplementation of anterior lumbar interbody arthrodesis with transfacet screw fixation results in an increase in stiffness of the motion segment.
Load-Sharing Between Anterior and Posterior Elements in a Lumbar Motion Segment Implanted With an Artificial Disc.
The new therapy replaces the standard fusion operation in which we remove the disc to relieve pressure on the nerve, and then fuse that motion segment," explains Dr.
The application plays video motion segments and also asks questions concerning the information that was presented in the video motion segment.
The system is designed to lock a spinal motion segment at risk of instability following laminectomy.
Alteration of spinal motion segment integrity is a vital human function and when altered can cause significant pain and dysfunction of the spine.
Erik Wagner, chief technical officer, said: "The FSU is not like the currently approved disc or facet replacement devices on the market today that only partially rebuild the motion segment.