Short Title: IVD Last Published:  02/04/16 12:42:40 PM (Central)
Element: Human Health Countermeasures (HHC)
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
Concern Statement:
Given the morphological and possible biochemical changes in the IVD (intervertebral disc) during mechanical unloading in space, there is the possibility of IVD damage upon and immediately after re-exposure to gravity (1/6, 3/8 or 1G).
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