Concepts in nuclear replacement

Ann N. Sieber, John P. Kostuik

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Abstract

This article describes the pathogenesis of early nuclear failure and current philosophical approaches to artificial, biological, and bioartificial nucleus replacement. Necessary in this review is an overview of current approaches to nucleus replacement with prosthetics and various gel materials.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S322-S324
JournalSpine Journal
Volume4
Issue number6 SUPPL.
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

Keywords

  • Nucleus pulposus
  • Polymer
  • Prosthesis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Clinical Neurology

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    Sieber, A. N., & Kostuik, J. P. (2004). Concepts in nuclear replacement. Spine Journal, 4(6 SUPPL.), S322-S324. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2004.07.029