Short Title: IVD Last Published:  07/30/14 12:40:58 PM (Central)
Element: Human Health Countermeasures
Evidence:  Report
RMAT:  RMAT Report Not Available
Risk Master Logic Diagram:  Diagram
Point of Contact:  Jean Sibonga
Risk Rating
ISS-12 Not Applicable
Lunar Not Applicable
Deep Space Journey Not Applicable
Planetary Partially Controlled
Risk Statement
Given the morphological and possible biochemical changes in the intervertebral disc (IVD) during mechanical unloading in space, there is the possibility of IVD damage.
Operational Relevance
Gaps (2)