Top 20 of Intervertebral Disc Displacement

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Magnetic resonance classification of lumbar intervertebral disc degeneration.

2001: NBoos; JHodler; AMetzdorf; CWPfirrmann; MZanetti;

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Magnetic resonance imaging of the lumbar spine in people without back pain.

1994: MNBrant-Zawadzki; MCJensen; DMalkasian; MTModic; NObuchowski; JSRoss;

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Abnormal magnetic-resonance scans of the lumbar spine in asymptomatic subjects. A prospective investigation.

1990: SDBoden; DODavis; TSDina; NJPatronas; SWWiesel;

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Surgical vs nonoperative treatment for lumbar disk herniation: the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT): a randomized trial.

2006: WAAbdu; SDBoden; RADeyo; BHanscom; ASHilibrand; JDLurie; JSSkinner; ANTosteson; TDTosteson; JNWeinstein;

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What is intervertebral disc degeneration, and what causes it?

2006: MAAdams; PJRoughley;

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Low back pain in relation to lumbar disc degeneration.

2000: ALamminen; KLuoma; RLuukkonen; RRaininko; HRiihimäki; EViikari-Juntura;

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Nutrition of the intervertebral disc.

2004: JCFairbank; SSmith; JPUrban;

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The anterior approach for removal of ruptured cervical disks.

1958: RBCloward;

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Lumbar disc herniation. A controlled, prospective study with ten years of observation.

1983: HWeber;

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Radiculopathy and myelopathy at segments adjacent to the site of a previous anterior cervical arthrodesis.

1999: HHBohlman; GDCarlson; ASHilibrand; PKJones; MAPalumbo;

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Surgical vs nonoperative treatment for lumbar disk herniation: the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT) observational cohort.

2006: TAlbert; FPCammisa; RADeyo; JFischgrund; BHanscom; HHerkowitz; JDLurie; JSSkinner; ... ANTosteson; TDTosteson; JNWeinstein;

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The role of interleukin-1 in the pathogenesis of human intervertebral disc degeneration.

2005: AJFreemont; JAHoyland; CLLe Maitre;

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Biology of intervertebral disc aging and degeneration: involvement of the extracellular matrix.

2004: PJRoughley;

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Histology and pathology of the human intervertebral disc.

2006: HEvans; JMenage; SRoberts; JTrivedi;

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Catabolic cytokine expression in degenerate and herniated human intervertebral discs: IL-1beta and TNFalpha expression profile.

2007: AJFreemont; JAHoyland; CLLe Maitre;

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Matrix metalloproteinases and aggrecanase: their role in disorders of the human intervertebral disc.

2000: BCaterson; SMEisenstein; EHEvans; DCJaffray; JMenage; SRoberts;

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Are animal models useful for studying human disc disorders/degeneration?

2007: MAlini; SMEisenstein; KIto; AAKettler; CLittle; KMasuda; JMelrose; JRalphs; IStokes; HJWilke;

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Matrix metalloproteinase-7-dependent release of tumor necrosis factor-alpha in a model of herniated disc resorption.

2000: HCCrawford; BFingleton; HHaro; LMMatrisian; KShinomiya; DMSpengler;

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Intervertebral discs which cause low back pain secrete high levels of proinflammatory mediators.

2002: JGBurke; FEDowling; JMFitzpatrick; DMcCormack; MGWalsh; RWWatson;

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A novel rabbit model of mild, reproducible disc degeneration by an anulus needle puncture: correlation between the degree of disc injury and radiological and histological appearances of disc degeneration.

2005: HSAn; GBAndersson; YAota; YImai; KMasuda; CMuehleman; MOkuma; EJThonar;

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