Intervertebral disc structure

Known as: Intervertebral Disc, Disk, Intervertebral, Discs, Intervertebral 
Spongy discs located between the vertebrae of the spinal column; composed of the outer annulus fibrosus and inner nucleus pulposus.
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2016
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2016
OBJECTIVE To determine whether single injections of autologous platelet-rich plasma (PRP) into symptomatic degenerative… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
INTRODUCTION Nucleus pulposus (NP) cells have a phenotype similar to articular cartilage (AC) cells. However, the matrix of the… (More)
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2006
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2006
Low back pain is one of the largest health problems in the Western world today, and intervertebral disc degeneration has been… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Intervertebral disc (IVD) degeneration, a common cause of low back pain in humans, is a relentlessly progressive phenomenon with… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
This study explores the use of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) for intervertebral disc regeneration. We used an in vivo model to… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Intervertebral disc degeneration is considered to be one of the major causes of low back pain. Despite this irreversible… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
STUDY DESIGN Mechanical testing of cadaveric lumbar motion segments. OBJECTIVES To test the hypothesis that minor damage to a… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Very little is known about the turnover of extracellular matrix in the human intervertebral disc. We measured concentrations of… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
We investigated the distribution of compressive 'stress' within cadaver intervertebral discs, using a pressure transducer mounted… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
Optical microscope techniques are used to characterize the hierarchical structure of the collagenous components of the human… (More)
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