Laurel Loustau, RNC-INPT OB
Freelance Medical Writer
Orange Park, FL

About Laurel Loustau, RNC-INPT OB

Laurel is a freelancer medical writer and editor. Her experience includes writing journal articles, investigative and feature articles covering city, health, science and education issues. In addition, she has over 10 years’ experience working as a surgical and labor and delivery nurse, primary with the US Navy Nurse Corps and US Navy Reserves.

Laurel anticipates graduating from Johns Hopkins University with a Master of Arts (MA) in Science Writing in 2019. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City where she also received her MA in English and Creative Writing.

She was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, has served on Medical Outreach to four Belize villages, taught English in Mexico City, and completed an American Society of Magazine Editors’ internship at Reader’s Digest.

Articles Written by Laurel Loustau, RNC-INPT OB

Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) Animation

TLIF video animation explains transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion, a type of spine surgery performed to treat spinal conditions that cause low back and leg pain, such as discogenic pain, disc herniation and/or spondylolisthesis

Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF) Animation

PLIF video animation explains posterior lumbar interbody fusion, a type of spine surgery performed to treat spinal conditions that cause low back and leg pain, such as disc herniation and/or spondylolisthesis.

Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF) Animation

ALIF video animation explains anterior lumbar interbody fusion, a type of spine surgery performed to treat spinal conditions that cause low back and leg pain, such as discogenic pain, degenerative disc disease or disc herniation.

Degenerative Disc Replacement Animation

Artificial disc replacement video animation explains how degenerative disc replacement is surgical performed, who is a candidate, and how total disc replacement differs from spinal fusion to treat neck and back pain.

Financial Disclosures

SpineUniverse, a Vertical Health, LLC website, is committed to ensuring that the medical information it presents is accurate, balanced, objective, and trustworthy. 

To help achieve this goal, SpineUniverse requires all authors, editors, and reviewers to disclose any financial relationships or affiliations they have with companies whose products or services may be mentioned in the content they author, edit, or review.

The intent of this policy is to identify any perceived, potential, or real conflicts of interest so that readers can make their own judgments about the value of information being presented.

Author's Statement

I, the undersigned, declare that neither I nor members of my immediate family have a financial interests or affiliation with commercial companies whose products and / or services may be mentioned in the materials I have authored, edited or reviewed for presentation on Vertical Health, LLC’s websites.
SHOW MAIN MENU
SHOW SUB MENU
Cancel
Delete