Affordable Access

[A MRI study of lumbar plexus in patients with degenerative lumbar scoliosis after extreme lateral interbody fusion].

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Zhonghua yi xue za zhi
Publication Date
Volume
94
Issue
3
Pages
178–181
Identifiers
PMID: 24731457
Source
Medline

Abstract

Lumbar plexus passes through psoas posteriorly to SCPL on both side at L1-2, L2-3 level and on the concave side at L3-4 level. And they shift anteriorly to SCPL on the convex side at L3-4 level and on both sides at L4-5 level. It indicates a ventral migration of lumbar plexus from L1-2 to L4-5 level. Preoperative magnetic resonance neural imaging is valuable for assessing the safety of XLIF approach. Operation from the concave may reduce the risk of injury to lumbar plexus.

There are no comments yet on this publication. Be the first to share your thoughts.

Statistics

Seen <100 times
0 Comments