Affordable Access

deepdyve-link
Publisher Website

Anatomical analysis of human ligamentum flavum in the cervical spine: Special consideration to the attachments, coverage, and lateral extent.

Authors
  • Rahmani, Mohammad Suhrab1
  • Terai, Hidetomi2
  • Akhgar, Javid1
  • Suzuki, Akinobu1
  • Toyoda, Hiromitsu1
  • Hoshino, Masatoshi1
  • Tamai, Koji1
  • Ahmadi, Sayed Abdullah1
  • Hayashi, Kazunori1
  • Takahashi, Shinji1
  • Nakamura, Hiroaki1
  • 1 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Osaka City University, Graduate School of Medicine, Japan. , (Japan)
  • 2 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Osaka City University, Graduate School of Medicine, Japan. Electronic address: [email protected] , (Japan)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Orthopaedic Science
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2017
Volume
22
Issue
6
Pages
994–1000
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.jos.2017.07.008
PMID: 28811142
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

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.

Report this publication

Statistics

Seen <100 times