spinal motion segment

spinal motion segment

two adjacent vertebrae and the connecting tissues that bind them together.

spi·nal mo·tion seg·ment

(spī'năl mo'shŭn seg'mĕnt)
A functional unit composed of two adjacent articulating vertebrae and the connecting tissues binding them.
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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.
ANKARA, Turkey, June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Disc Motion Technologies announced the completion of the first surgical procedure to implant the True Total Spinal Motion Segment System (TM) (TSMS(TM)), the first total joint replacement system for the lumbar spine, featuring an artificial lumbar disc and posterior dynamic stabilization device (PDS).
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.
The True Total Spinal Motion Segment System (TSMS(TM)) was developed by Tai Friesem, MD and Manoj Krishna, FRCS to address the full surgical control of the degenerative spinal cascade by supporting normal, angular, physiological motion and allowing the surgeon to treat the total degeneration in the lumbar spine.
N Spine's lead product, NFlex, is a titanium pedicle screw system with a novel design that provides dynamic support to the spinal motion segment.
Based on its recent analysis of the spinal non-fusion technologies market, Frost & Sullivan is proud to recognize Disc Motion Technologies (DMT) with the 2008 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Innovation for its the True TSMS[TM] (Total Spinal Motion Segment System).
Alteration of spinal motion segment integrity is a vital human function and with altered can cause significant pain and dysfunction of the spine.
Patent 7,090,698, provides the framework for patient solutions to the entire spinal motion segment which includes the facet joints between two vertebrae and the associated intervertebral disc.
Alteration of spinal motion segment integrity is a vital function and when altered can cause significant pain and dysfunction of the spine; and can be a permanent impairment.
2 billion spinal market with its lead product Nflex(TM) -- a titanium pedicle screw system with a novel titanium and elastomeric rod design that provides dynamic support to the spinal motion segment.
Alteration of spinal motion segment integrity is a vital human function and when altered it can cause significant pain and dysfunction of the spine.