Anatomical analysis of human ligamentum flavum in the cervical spine: Special consideration to the attachments, coverage, and lateral extent.
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Osaka City University, Graduate School of Medicine, Japan.
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Osaka City University, Graduate School of Medicine, Japan. Electronic address: [email protected]
- Published Article
Journal of Orthopaedic Science
- Publication Date
Nov 01, 2017
LF did not enter the neural foramen in cervical spine unlike lumbar spine. This information might be critical to avoid neurological deterioration after cervical laminoplasty or laminoforaminotomy. Surgeons would imagine the attachments and coverage of LF and its relation to posterior bony structures to perform safe posterior cervical surgeries.
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