Intervertebral disk diseases

causes, diagnosis, treatment and prophylaxis
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Intervertebral disk -- Diseases, Intervertebral disk displac
Statementby Jürgen Krämer; translated by I. F. Goldie ; foreword by Gerald G. Gill.
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LC ClassificationsRD771I6 K7313
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Paginationx, 221 p. :
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Open LibraryOL19597153M
ISBN 103135824012
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The new edition of this book provides the current information on the diagnostic techniques and therapeutic approaches that will help clinicians optimize care for patients with intervertebral disk disease.

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The book covers the full range of problems frequently encountered in the clinical setting, including traumatic injuries, non-degenerative disk-diseases, and the numerous clinical syndromes of the Cited by: Intervertebral Disk Diseases: Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prophylaxis.

The new edition of this book provides the current information on the diagnostic techniques and therapeutic approaches that will help clinicians optimize care for patients with intervertebral disk disease.

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 decision /5(3).

The definitive guide to intervertebral disk diseases The new edition of this book provides the current information on the diagnostic techniques and therapeutic approaches that will help clinicians optimize care for patients with intervertebral disk disease.

The book covers the full range of problems frequently encountered in the clinical setting, including traumatic injuries, non-degenerative.

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Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Catsdefines our present knowledge of this common clinical problem,compiling information related to the canine and felineintervertebral disc into a single resource.

As acomprehensive, focused work, the book is an authoritative referencefor understanding and treating disc disease, providing a soundscientific and clinical basis for decision. 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 clinicians. The definitive guide to intervertebral disk diseases. The new edition of this book provides the current information on the diagnostic techniques and therapeutic approaches that will help clinicians optimize care for patients with intervertebral disk : Hardcover.

Dear Colleagues, Although intervertebral disc disease (e.g., degeneration, herniation) and disc-related back pain are highly important clinical problems, a lack of knowledge of the underlying pathophysiology limits the development of novel therapies that go beyond physiotherapy or surgery.

Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) The Intervertebral discs link the vertebral bodies (or vertebrae) of the spine. Their main function is to stabilize the vertebral bodies, but they also act as shock absorbers when force is applied to the spinal column.

Intervertebral disk degeneration (IVDD) is an inevitable part of aging and results in a series of progressive pathological changes in structure. 1 However, although this degenerative process can affect the biomechanics of the vertebral column, it would have little clinical importance Intervertebral disk diseases book it were not that changes in disk contour or escape of its contents frequently injure the spinal cord and Cited by:   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. Feline Intervertebral Disc Disease. The extensive literature concerning canine and human intervertebral disc disease (IVDD) contrasts with the comparatively sparse literature detailing this condition in cats.

This is probably a consequence of the relatively low prevalence of. Overview of Intervertebral Disk Disease (IVDD) Intervertebral disc rupture that is purely compressive usually begins slowly and leads to gradual worsening of neurologic function.

Concussion force is the physical damage caused by a rapidly extruded disc impacting the spinal cord causing profound swelling and degeneration and loss of neurons.

Degenerative disk disease is when normal changes that take place in the disks of your spine cause pain. Spinal disks are like shock absorbers between the vertebrae, or bones, of your : Teresa Dumain. Degeneration and subsequent herniation of the intervertebral disc results in compression of the spinal cord, spinal nerve, and/or nerve root.

It is a common cause of spinal cord disease in dogs, with a lifetime prevalence of ~%. Clinical signs due to disc disease are rare in cats and horses. Degenerative disc disease is an age-related condition that happens when one or more of the discs between the vertebrae of the spinal column deteriorates or breaks down, leading to pain.

Intervertebral disc disease (IVDD) is a rare arthritic disease of the spinal column of cats. However, it is a cause of reluctance in old cats to manoeuvre as freely as normal, and should be considered a differential diagnosis of arthritis in cats with signs of transverse myelopathy or radiculopathy.

Cervical intervertebral disk degeneration is a common disease that increases linearly with age and can be asymptomatic.

18 Disk degeneration is progressive and eventually leads to failure of resisting axial forces. 19 With aging, the disk, composed of a nucleus pulposus surrounded by an annulus fibrosis, changes as collagen and proteoglycans. Intervertebral disc disease (IVDD) is a condition where the cushioning discs between the vertebrae of the spinal column either bulge or burst (herniate) into the spinal cord space.

These discs then press on the nerves running through the spinal cord causing pain, nerve damage, and even paralysis.

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Breeds of dog that are predisposed to IVDD. Degenerative disc disease (DDD) is a painful condition arising from damage to the intervertebral discs. These are disc-shaped cushions of connective tissue between each vertebra. These discs act as shock absorbers and minimize the impact of movement on the vertebrae.

The unique architecture of the discs prevents the vertebrae from crushing against each other under. 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. 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.

Intervertebral Disc Disease Type I. In contrast to type II IVDD, Hansen also identified a generally more severe type of IVDD known as Hansen type I, that on average occurs in younger dogs than type II IVDD, and is now understood to be more common in short-legged dogs inheriting the FGF4-retrogene insertion on CFA12 2,3.

Type I IVDD is marked by. Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats. James Fingeroth, William Thomas December 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.

Function. The intervertebral disc functions to separate the vertebrae from each other and provides the surface for the shock-absorbing gel of the nucleus pulposus. The nucleus pulposus of the disc functions to distribute hydraulic pressure in all directions within each intervertebral disc under compressive on: Fibrocartilaginous joint between spinal vertebrae.

8 Comments on Canine Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD): Prevention, Treatment, and Physical Therapy Injuries and diseases that affect the spine are quite dramatic and disabling. This supportive column of bone encases the nerve centers of communication to and from the brain. I’ve created this page to provide some info for fans and fellow dachshund owners, as IVDD (intervertebral disc disease) is a very common and complex issue for dachshunds (affecting about 25% of them), so it’s good to be educated – especially before it happens!.

I myself, unfortunately have this problem, and on August 4,I underwent spinal surgery to have it fixed. Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats September 3, 0 Comment 0 96 As a comprehensive, focused work, the book is an authoritative reference for understanding and treating disc disease, providing a sound.

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.

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 causes Specialty: Orthopedics. 1. INTRODUCTION. The degenerative disease of the intervertebral disc and back pain are chronic conditions that are caused by several factors and represent an important cause of morbidity and mortality in everyday clinical practice ().During the clinical examination, the disease may present as axial back pain, spinal stenosis, myelopathy or : Natasa Kos, Lidija Gradisnik, Tomaz Velnar.

Low back pain as a result of degenerative disc disease imparts a large socioeconomic impact on the health care system.

Traditional concepts for treatment of lumbar disc degeneration have aimed at symptomatic relief by limiting motion in the lumbar spine, but novel treatment strategies involving stem cells, growth factors, and gene therapy have the theoretical potential to prevent, slow, Cited by: Get this from a library!

Advances in intervertebral disc disease in dogs and cats. [James M Fingeroth; William B Thomas;] -- 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.