Short Title: IVD Last Published:  02/14/14 10:39:26 AM (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 Insufficient Data
Lunar Insufficient Data
Deep Space Journey Insufficient Data
Planetary Insufficient Data
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 (1)