disc herniation

disc herniation

extension of disc material beyond the posterior annulus fibrosus and posterior longitudinal ligament and into the spinal canal.

disc her·ni·a·tion

(disk hĕr'nē-ā'shŭn)
Extension of disc material beyond the posterior anulus fibrosus and posterior longitudinal ligament and into the spinal canal.
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Surgical results of lumbar disc herniation have developed thanks to the developments in surgical technique and appropriate patient selection.
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Lurie of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and the Geisel School of Medicine, carefully selected patients who underwent surgery for a lumbar disc herniation achieved greater improvement than non-operatively treated patients.
Key words: Lumbar disc herniation, Cadaveric lumbar disc, neo-vascularization, different age groups.
Then, using the Survey's findings and data from clinical studies, the researchers estimated the overall value, including the impact on indirect costs, of five orthopedic disorders: total knee arthroplasty, hip fractures, disc herniation, rotator cuff repair and ACL repair.
Background: Lumber disc herniation is a common entity in neurosurgical practice.
9%) disc herniation, thickened longitudinal ligaments, and narrowing of spinal foramina.
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