interspinous


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in·ter·spi·nal

(in'tĕr-spī'năl),
Between two spines, such as the spinous processes of the vertebrae.
Synonym(s): interspinous

interspinous

[-spī′nəs]
Etymology: L, inter + spina, spine
pertaining to the space between any spinous processes.

interspinous

Situated between, or joining, spinous processes of the spinal column or elsewhere.
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The interlaminar and the narrowest distances at the L3/4 and L4/5 interspinous spaces and location of the intercrestal line in Thai cadavers.
Target: PrimaLOK SP Interspinous Fusion System and PrimaLOK FF Facet Fixation System
s Superion Interspinous Spacer System, clearing the way for commercialisation in the United States, the company said on Tuesday.
In this technique, interspinous and supraspinous ligaments are put aside, and ligamentum flavum is the first resistance with which one might encounter.
In 60 chapters, spine and other surgeons mainly from the US, but also the UK, Canada, India, and Korea, first review surgical anatomy through descriptions of the most common surgical approaches, with information on indications, postoperative care, and complications, then describe specific techniques based on the location of the spine, including newer technologies like disk arthroplasty, interspinous spacers, and minimally invasive techniques, discussing anatomy, indications, treatment alternatives, preoperative planning, postoperative considerations, and complications.
However, a newer less-invasive surgical technique called X-STOP interspinous process device is available for the treatment of neurogenic intermittent claudication because of lumbar spinal stenosis.
Ossification of the supraspinous and interspinous ligaments produces a characteristic single or double radio-dense sign on the AP view of the spine (Fig.
The L4/5 interspinous space is usually identified after drawing a line between the iliac crests (6).
Pain relief was similar in both groups, going from 70 to 26 in the group that received a nerve root injection and from 63 to 23 in the interspinous group.
These ranged from nerve root injections (n=23, tariff 522 [pounds sterling]), discography (n=3, tariff 615 [pounds sterling]), microdiscectomy and interspinous distraction (n=2, tariff 3192 [pounds sterling]), decompression, fusions and instrumentation (n= 5, tariff 4252 [pounds sterling]-5140 [pounds sterling]), and kyphoplasty (n=1, tariff negotiated: no HRG code.
Patent 7,846,185 (December 7, 2010), "Expandable Interspinous Process Implant and Method of Installing Same," Thomas Carls, Kent M.
A, et al, A prospective randomized multi-center study for treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis with tha X STOP interspinous implant: 1-year results.