disc space


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disc space

on radiographs of the spine, the radiolucent region between each pair of vertebral bodies.
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Minor anterior wedging, Schmorl's nodes, endplate irregularities, and disc space narrowing are present.
It features a small profile PEEK implant designed to expand in three dimensions within the disc space, allowing surgeons to restore height via a posterior approach while providing the stable fixation of a larger construct more often associated with an anterior approach.
The ability to completely fill the disc space after the device has been positioned is important for high-quality fusion, explained Dan Farley, president of Thompson MIS.
When Trim joined HAP in 1999, they had several small servers and approximately 3.5 terabytes of disc space in operation, which included the IT department's desktop computers--not much disc space, according to Trim.
Popcorn features flexible compression and extraction to fit video content onto a single-layer recordable DVD, while maximizing visual quality and use of disc space. Popcorn integrates Toast burning technology to ensure superior results with legendary ease-of-use, and is compatible with discs created using Apple's iDVD and DVD Studio Pro applications, as well as those recorded with set-top DVD recorders.
Surgical treatment typically consists of removal of the degenerated disc, followed by the placement of a structural implant in the disc space. In most cases, the implant is derived from cadaver bone, or made from titanium or carbon fiber composites.
Full installation of the database requires 66Mb of hard disc space, and the database can reside on a networked volume for sharing.