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The intervertebral disc

Anthony F. De Palma

The intervertebral disc

by Anthony F. De Palma

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Published by W. R. Saunders Co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intervertebral disk -- Diseases.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statement[by] Anthony F. De Palma [and] Richard H. Rothman.
    ContributionsRothman, Richard H., 1936- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRD533 .D46
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 373 p.
    Number of Pages373
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5444100M
    LC Control Number73097546

    Disc degeneration leads to a loss of function and is often associated with excruciating pain. Written by leading scientists and clinicians, this is the only book in the past fifty years devoted entirely to the study of the intervertebral disc. The first part of the book provides a review of the basic biology of the disc in health and disease. Define intervertebral disk. intervertebral disk synonyms, intervertebral disk pronunciation, intervertebral disk translation, English dictionary definition of intervertebral disk. intervertebral disk profile of lumbar intervertebral disks or intervertebral disc n.

    Intervertebral disc definition is - one of the flat, rubbery pieces that separate the bones of the backbone. Functional spinal unit (FSU) or motion segment. A functional spinal unit (FSU) is the smallest physiological motion unit of the spine to exhibit biomechanical characteristics similar to those of the entire spine (Fig. 1).A FSU consists of two adjacent vertebrae, the intervertebral disc and all adjoining ligaments between them and excludes other connecting tissues such as : Ștefan Cristea, Florin Groseanu, Andrei Prundeanu, Dinu Gartonea, Andrei Papp, Mihai Gavrila, Dorel.

    The extensive literature concerning canine and human intervertebral disc disease (IVDD) contrasts with the comparatively sparse literature detailing this condition in cats. The present study aimed to investigate the role of microRNA (miR) in the development of intervertebral disc degeneration (IDD). Human nucleus .


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The intervertebral disc by Anthony F. De Palma Download PDF EPUB FB2

A must-have reference for optimizing the care of patients with lumbar intervertebral disc disorders. Written by leading authorities in the field of spine care, this book is a comprehensive reference for the latest techniques for managing intervertebral disc disorders affecting the lumbar spine.

Divided into four main sections, the book opens Author: Frank M. Phillips. An intervertebral disk acts as shock absorber between each of the vertebrae in the spinal column by keeping the vertebrae separated when there is impact from activity. They also serve to. A must-have reference for optimizing the care of patients with lumbar intervertebral disc disorders Written by leading authorities in the field of spine care, this book is a comprehensive reference for the latest techniques for managing intervertebral disc disorders affecting the lumbar spine.

Divided into four main sections, the book opens with a review of fundamental basic science. The intervertebral discs play a key role in the life of the healthy spine. Their degeneration is a frequent cause of The intervertebral disc book and disability, and a herniated lumbar disc represents the most common reason adults end up with back surgery.

And many students first come to the Taoist Tai Chi™ internal arts of health because of. Disc degeneration leads to a loss of function and is often associated with excruciating pain. Written by leading scientists and clinicians, this is the only book in the past fifty years devoted entirely to the study of the intervertebral disc.

The first part of the book provides a review of the basic biology of the disc in health and : Hardcover. Intervertebral disc disease is a common condition characterized by the breakdown (degeneration) of one or more of the discs that separate the bones of the spine (vertebrae), causing pain in the back or neck and frequently in the legs and arms.

The intervertebral discs provide cushioning between vertebrae and absorb pressure put on the spine. While the discs. Intervertebral disc degeneration. Intervertebral disc degeneration is sometimes difficult to separate from the normal aging process of the IVD. For these reasons, some authors discuss disc degeneration and normal aging of the disc interchangeably, whereas others (Adams, ) insist that the disc degeneration is distinctly different from IVD.

The intervertebral disc is a complex structure that separates opposing vertebrae, permits a wide range of motion, and accommodates high biomechanical forces.

Disc degeneration leads to a loss of function and is often associated with excruciating n by leading scientists and. Intervertebral disc function. Intervertebral discs serve a number of vital functions in the form structural support and locomotion.

Intervertebral discs allow the spine to be flexible without sacrificing a great deal of strength. Clinical points. Intervertebral disc anomalies can lead to symptoms of back pain, neck pain, and sciatica.

There are many other causes of back pain and sciatica, for example spinal stenosis, osteoarthritis in the spine, and ers affecting the spinal disc (intervertebral disc) include disc herniation, degenerative disc disease and infection like.

Klaus Bobacz, Ilse-Gerlinde Sunk, in Handbook of Models for Human Aging, INTERVERTEBRAL DISC. Intervertebral discs undergo dramatic changes with increasing age. Since stiffness and pain in the back and neck are among the most common physical complaints of the middle-aged and older people, alterations and degenerative changes of the intervertebral.

The NP is a gel-like structure that sits at the center of the intervertebral disc and accounts for much of the strength and flexibility of the spine.

It is made of 66% to 86% water with the remainder consisting of primarily type II collagen (it may also contain type VI, Cited by: 1. Written by leading authorities in the field of spine care, this book is a comprehensive reference for the latest techniques for managing intervertebral disc disorders affecting the lumbar spine.

Divided into four main sections, the book opens with a review of fundamental basic science concepts, including epidemiology, anatomy, pathophysiology. Intervertebral discs are composed of an annulus fibrosus and a nucleus pulposus.

Photo Courtesy of: The annulus fibrosus is a strong radial tire–like structure made up of lamellae; concentric sheets of collagen fibers connected to the vertebral end plates.

The second is dedicated to disc herniation, its pathophysiology and treatment. The third and fourth sections cover degenerative disc diseases and their clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management.

The book is well written with good quality illustrations. Assessment: This is an outstanding reference on intervertebral disc disorders. It will Brand: Thieme Publishers New York. Degenerative disc disease (DDD) is a medical condition in which there are anatomic changes and a loss of function of varying degrees of one or more intervertebral discs of the spine of sufficient magnitude as to cause symptoms.

The root cause is thought to be loss of soluble proteins within the fluid contained in the disc with resultant reduction of the oncotic pressure, which in turn Specialty: Orthopedics.

First Published inthis book documents the role, biology, and structure of the Intervertebral Disc. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for Students of Medicine, Chiropractors, and other practitioners in.

Intervertebral disk definition is - any of the tough elastic disks that are interposed between the centra of adjoining vertebrae and that consist of an outer fibrous ring. Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats defines our present knowledge of this common clinical problem, compiling information related to the canine and feline intervertebral disc into a single resource.

As a comprehensive, focused work, the book is an authoritative reference for understanding and treating disc disease, providing a sound. The intervertebral disc (IVD) is important in the normal functioning of the spine.

It is a cushion of fibrocartilage and the principal joint between two vertebrae in the spinal column. There are 23 discs in the human spine: 6 in the cervical region (neck), 12 in the thoracic region (middle back), and 5 in the lumbar region (lower back). Book Description.

First Published inthis book documents the role, biology, and structure of the Intervertebral Disc. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for Students of Medicine, Chiropractors, and other practitioners in their respective fields.Intervertebral disc disease can be caused by one of two types of damage to the spinal cord: compression and concussion.

Compression is usually the result of gradual degeneration, causing the central gel of the disc to lose its fluid and become more susceptible to general wear and tear.Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats defines our present knowledge of this common clinical problem, compiling information related to the canine and feline intervertebral disc into a single resource.

As a comprehensive, focused work, the book is an authoritative reference for understanding and treating disc disease, providing a sound scientific and clinical basis for.