Cerebral Palsy

Definition First of all, cerebral refers to the area of the brain called the cerebrum. This disorder involves connections between the cerebral cortex and the cerebellum. In this case, the word “palsy” refers to a certain paralysis that may come with genetic or traumatic nerve damage. Cerebral palsy is a term used to define permanent […]

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Asthma

Definition Asthma is chronic, but treatable. It is a disease that causes an inflammation of the airways. The disease is recognizable by the symptoms of wheezing, tightness in the chest, coughing, and shortness of breath. The disease impacts all demographics with the symptoms first presenting during childhood. The disease often lasts an entire life time. […]

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Artificial Disc

Definition An artificial disc is a device placed into the cavity between vertebrae where once the original organic disc functioned. It recreates and provides the support the original disc gave to the positioning of the spine. Total Disc Replacement In this procedure, all of the original disc is removed and replaced by a synthetic device. […]

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Arthritis

Arthritis The word “arthritis” is a combination of two words from the Greek language. “Arthros” meaning “a joint and its attachments.” The suffix “itis” means “inflammation of.” So, we have inflammation of the joints and its attachments. There can be many different kinds of arthritis or inflammations in the human body. This inflammation is often […]

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3D Medical Models

Application The making of 3D medical models for the medical community and patients has many different applications. Surgeons benefit from these models by exploring various aspects of the surgical procedure required for a patient. Anatomical components can be seen and whether or not they will actually function together when placed in the patient. If a […]

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