Adult Spine Dr. Lim and his colleagues at the UNC Spine Center provide comprehensive treatment for a wide array of spinal disorders including herniated discs, spinal stenosis, spinal tumors, and spinal trauma. Aug 19, · An adult spinal deformity program typically includes orthopaedic and neurosurgical spine surgeons, medical spine and pain specialists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins.
Osteoporosis and spondylolisthesis can also cause adult-onset spinal deformity. There are two main types of adult spinal deformities: idiopathic scoliosis and degenerative scoliosis. Idiopathic scoliosis develops in adolescence and worsens in adulthood due to disc degeneration. Surgical correction of Adult Spinal Deformity is both challenging and complex. The risk of postoperative complications is considerable, especially mechanical complications requiring revision Cited by: 1.
Disorders of the spine (e.g., herniated nucleus pulposus, spinal arachnoiditis, spinal stenosis, osteoarthritis, degenerative disc disease, facet arthritis, vertebral fracture), resulting in compromise of a nerve root (including the cauda equina) or the spinal cord. With. In a human's vertebral column, there are normally thirty-three vertebrae; the upper twenty-four are articulating and separated from each other by intervertebral discs, and the lower nine are fused in adults, five in the sacrum and four in the coccyx, or tailbone. The articulating vertebrae are named according to their region of the spine.
The purpose of this article is 2-fold: first, to describe the relevant anatomy and sonoanatomy of the adult lumbar and thoracic spine; and second, to propose a systematic approach to ultrasound imaging of the spine in the performance of spinal and epidural anesthesia. We also briefly review the current state of knowledge on the use of Cited by: Adult Spondylolisthesis in the Low Back In spondylolisthesis, one of the bones in your spine — called a vertebra — slips forward and out of place. This may occur anywhere along the spine, but is most common in the lower back (lumbar spine). In some people, this causes no symptoms at all.