fbpx
Connect with us
  • Elysium

Premium content

Funding awarded to develop 3D model of the spinal cord

Published

on

Spinal cord 3D model

UK researchers have been awarded funding to build a working 3D model of the spinal cord.

A team from the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Aston University and the University of Edinburgh have been awarded a joint research fellowship to develop a working 3D model of the spinal cord, to improve understanding of the management of compressive spinal cord pathology.

The idea for the project came about following a discussion between colleagues about a patient presenting with a multi-level degenerative cervical spine with multi-level spondylolisthesis. Multiple vertebrae in the patient’s neck were compressing on each other and several of these vertebrae were pushed forward creating an unstable spine.

Read this and more exclusive content every day as an NR Times online subscriber. Just £2.99 a month, cancel anytime.


Login Join Now

HIWIN

Trending