+ Site Statistics
References:
54,258,434
Abstracts:
29,560,870
PMIDs:
28,072,757
+ Search Articles
+ PDF Full Text Service
How our service works
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

CT evaluation of the lumbosacral spine



CT evaluation of the lumbosacral spine



Ajnr. American Journal of Neuroradiology 4(3): 846-847



The biologic cost-effectiveness of computed tomography (CT) versus myelography is so favorable to CT that it is now the method of choice for evaluating patients with less clear-cut clinical findings. CT is now used to detect lesions formerly difficult to diagnose, such as subluxation, arthrosis, facet osteophytes, and stenosis of the vertebral canal, as well as herniated disks and lateral disks. The findings in over 1,000 patients examined by CT for lumbosacral spinal pathology are documented. Associated or multiple abnormalities were present in about 60% of cases, with bulging or herniated disks occurring in 45% and 44%, respectively. Postsurgical arachnoiditis was seen in 43% of 64 patients studied for recurrence of symptoms after surgery.

Please choose payment method:






(PDF emailed within 1 workday: $29.90)

Accession: 042429780

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 6410869


Related references

Essay of establishing dynamic standards for the lumbosacral spine; roentgenographic findings in the investigation of dynamics of the lumbosacral spine in normal subjects. Ceskoslovenska Neurologie 22(3): 153-158, 1959

Quantitative survey radiographic evaluation of the lumbosacral spine of normal dogs and dogs with degenerative lumbosacral stenosis. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 34(3): 194-206, 1993

Biomechanical evaluation of methods of posterior stabilization of the spine and posterior lumbar interbody arthrodesis for lumbosacral isthmic spondylolisthesis. A calf-spine model. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume 73(4): 518-526, 1991

Experimental studies on the congenital anomaly of the lumbosacral spine neuropathology of lumbosacral agenesis. Orthopaedic Transactions 14(3): 749-750, 1990

Profiles of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbosacral spine in children and adolescents with lumbosacral spondylolisthesis. Journal of Spinal Disorders 14(6): 465-471, 2001

The value of kinematic data on the lumbosacral spine in differentiating between 4 levels of classification of the lumbosacral syndrome. Lijecnicki Vjesnik 115(11-12): 336-338, 1993

Comparative evaluation of overstrain of the lumbosacral spine in recruits and soldiers. Annales Academiae Medicae Stetinensis 26: 477-497, 1980

Biomechanical evaluation of reconstructed lumbosacral spine after total sacrectomy. Journal of Orthopaedic Science 7(6): 658-664, 2002

Awareness of the median sacral artery during lumbosacral spinal surgery: an anatomic cadaveric study of its relationship to the lumbosacral spine. European Spine Journal 24(11): 2520-2524, 2016

A paradigm of delayed union and nonunion in the lumbosacral joint. A study of motion and bone grafting of the lumbosacral spine in sheep. Spine 16(5): 553-559, 1991

Evaluation of work capacity in cases of discopathy of the lumbosacral segment of the spine. Neurologia i Neurochirurgia Polska Suppl 1: 170-177, 1992

Anatomicosurgical evaluation of operative approaches to the lumbar and lumbosacral sections of the spine. Ortopediia Travmatologiia i Protezirovanie 34(2): 38-45, 1973

Spondylolysis, spondylolisthesis, and associated nerve root entrapment in the lumbosacral spine: MR evaluation. Ajr. American Journal of Roentgenology 159(4): 799-803, 1992

Nationwide Evaluation of X-ray Trends survey of abdomen and lumbosacral spine radiography. Radiology 232(1): 115-125, 2004

Radiological evaluation of lumbosacral spine for post discectomy segmental instability. Medicinski Glasnik 13(2): 142-147, 2016