... ch spinal segment, there is bone called the vertebra that is separated from the next vertebra by the intervertebral disc, which we usually just call a disc. The disc is comprised of mostly "water" and as we age, it tends to lose some of this moisture. ... (2 replies)
... on multiple vertebrae. It is often a part of a degenerative process called " degenerative disc disease" that happens to most of us as we go about daily living. ... (3 replies)
... C5, there is disc osteophyte complex formation and uncinate process hypertrophy, with slight asymmetry to the right. Effacement of the ventral thecal sac and mild spinal canal narrowing. ... (3 replies)
... Minor disc osteophyte complex and mild to moderate left and minor right facetosteoarthritis are identified without stenosis. ... (5 replies)
... ning, protection, and a place to attach ligaments. As the spine begins to degenerate due to daily wear and tear, aging, or injury, it is not unusual to develop disc osteophytes complex. ... (1 replies)
... intervertebral disc spaces are maintained. ... (1 replies)
... What is spine disc osteophyte complex (0 replies)
... what is asymmetrical disc/osteophyte complex (0 replies)
... a moderate sized posterior disc osteophyte complex is impinging upon and mildly deforms the cord. The neural foramina are widely patent. ... (7 replies)
... osteophyte complex. Right hemicord is compressed. Severe bilateral foraminal narrowing due to disc and uncoverlebral osteophyte. Exiting C6 nerve root is likely compressed bilaterally. ... (6 replies)
... My main concern is my neck and hands. I also have carpel tunnel syndrome and since I have been diagnosed with disc herniation. My whole life has turned around and has dragged me down into a dark hole. ... (8 replies)
... Small central disc osteophyte complex without spinal canal or neural foraminal stenosis. ... (5 replies)
... there appears to be moderate bilateral neural forminal stenosis equivocal with posterior central disc osteophyte complex indenting the anterior thecal sac abutting the cord. ... (1 replies)
... T1, with narrowing of disc spaces, sclerosis of articular margins and facet joints. ... (17 replies)
... Due to a neck and shoulder pain I did an MRI. The result summary reads out as following
* Left posterio-lateral disc-osteophyte complex at c5-6 level is indenting the thecal sac, left exiting nerve root and mildly narrowing the left neural foramina
* Right posterio-lateral osteophyte at c4-5 level is indenting the thecal sac. No significant root indentation or foraminal... (2 replies)
... I know of nothing that can put a disc back into it's original position. ... (9 replies)
... with superimposed mild central to left paracentral disc herniation extending along the superior aspect of the C6 vertebral body. This produces posterior displacement of the cord without frank cord compression. ... (12 replies)
... Hi All,
Has anyone heard anything about Cervical Artificial Disc?
I think I'm looking at surgery in the fall (large disc-osteophyte complex at C4-5 with cord deformity) and my neurosugeon is a Principal Investigator on an IDE Trial with the CerviCore artificial cervical disk by Stryker Spine. When I spoke with him last year he said I may be a candidate.
I spoke with... (4 replies)
... Do you have a copy of the OR report?
I would hope that would provide the answers you are looking for.
And I will certainly post what I find. (16 replies)
... I will be interested to know if you find out more about this disc removal question, please post if you find something more. ... (16 replies)