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Epidural corticosteroid injections for sciatica due to herniated nucleus pulposus.
The radicular pain symptomatology associated with lumbar herniated nucleus pulposus (HNP) can be excruciating.
Chordomas are very rare tumors that are thought to originate from the embryologic remnants of the notochord, the nucleus pulposus.
CoreSpine's first product in development is a complete nucleus removal device that seeks to remove the nucleus pulposus from the lumbar disc space, while not damaging the annulus or endplates.
When degenerated disc material is weakened sufficiently, herniation may occur, exposing surrounding tissue to the once-encapsulated nucleus pulposus.
The disk has a nucleus pulposus that displaces in a direction opposite the bending load.
The following report describes a 17-year old girl with a central herniated nucleus pulposus (HNP) at L4-5.
NYSE: CRY), a biomaterials and biosurgical device company, announced today that BioDisc(TM) Spinal Disc Repair System, a nucleus pulposus repair device, was successfully implanted in two patients.
Diagnostic considerations included peripheral neuropathy, occult herniated nucleus pulposus not visualized on the MRI scan, or lumbosacral plexopathy of unknown etiology.
The SECURE[R]-C Cervical Artificial Disc is indicated in skeletally mature patients for reconstruction of the disc at one level from C3-C7 following single-level discectomy for intractable radiculopathy (arm pain and/or a neurological deficit) with or without neck pain, or myelopathy due to a single-level abnormality localized to the disc space and at least one of the following conditions confirmed by radiographic imaging (CT, MRI, X-rays): herniated nucleus pulposus, spondylosis (defined by the presence of osteophytes), and/or visible loss of disc height as compared to adjacent levels.
a biomaterials and biosurgical device company, today announced that its BioDisc(TM) Nucleus Pulposus Replacement will be featured at two separate medical conferences in Montreal, Canada, this week.
John Sherman's experiences have led him to conclude that "one of the greatest challenges from a nucleus replacement perspective is to remove all of the nucleus pulposus, which allows for proper placement of a device.

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