... Rather than going through each level, suffice it to say that there is disc degeneration at a number of levels. As the disc begins to degenerate, it sets off a series or cascade of events that begin to cause nerve compression among other problems. ... (5 replies)
... is an opening where the spinal nerves exit the spine and go out to other parts of the body. It can develop as a result of a bulging disc, facet joint arthritis, osteophyte complex, etc. Sometimes people are born with a spinal canal that is narrow to begin with. ... (4 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)
... I posted another thread and explain that I have 4 bad cervical disc with a bunch of pain. ... (14 replies)
... You don't know how grateful I am to have found this wonderful site.....I now have ONE place to be, that covers all the dang issues in my life.
But 1st & foremost is the issue I have with my neck... Short history... have always had back problems, doc wanted to do surgery when I was 28 (now 56), but I learnt to live with the pain & just do things differently.
But, (yes... (0 replies)
... osteophyte complex causing anterior extradural defect on the thecal sac with slight mass effect on the cord. there is moderate right and severe left for forminal stenosis. ... (0 replies)
... where disc osteophyte complex is causing a narrowing of the spinal canal. Normal average is 17mm and anything 10mm and below usually results in radiculopathy and other issues. ... (6 replies)