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Intervertebral Disk Degeneration Summary

Description: Degenerative changes in the INTERVERTEBRAL DISK due to aging or structural damage, especially to the vertebral end-plates.

Also Known As: Disc Degeneration; Disc Degradation; Degeneration, Disc; Degeneration, Intervertebral Disk; Degenerations, Disc Show All >>

Networked: 541 relevant articles (25 outcomes, 95 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Intervertebral Disk Degeneration

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins (Growth Factors) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 21 results : IBA
  2. Proteoglycans (Proteoglycan) : 1 outcome 5 studies in 33 results : IBA
  3. Cytokines : 1 outcome 3 studies in 21 results : IBA
  4. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 12 results : IBA
  5. Bone Morphogenetic Protein 7 : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  6. Insulin-Like Growth Factor I (IGF-1) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  7. Caspase 9 : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  8. Proteins (Proteins, Gene) : 1 outcome in 5 results : IBA
  9. Glucosamine (Dona) : 1 outcome in 4 results : IBA
  10. Interleukin-17 (Interleukin 27) : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Intervertebral Disk Degeneration

  1. Pain (Aches)
  2. Low Back Pain (Lumbago)
  3. Osteoarthritis
  4. Spondylolisthesis
  5. Back Pain (Backache)
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Key Therapies for Intervertebral Disk Degeneration

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  1. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 15 results
  2. Diskectomy (Discectomy) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 30 results
  3. Therapeutics : 2 outcomes in 4 results
  4. Vertebroplasty : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results
  5. Epidural Injections : 1 outcome in 1 result
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