Ernest Y Young

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It is not clear whether spinal degeneration leads to hip arthritis, or hip arthritis leads to spinal degeneration. We conducted a study to determine which degenerative process precedes the other. We examined 340 cadaveric human specimens from the Hamann-Todd Osteological Collection (Cleveland, Ohio). Lumbar endplate degeneration was graded on a scale of 0(More)
OBJECT Congenital cervical and lumbar stenosis occurs when the bony anatomy of the spinal canal is smaller than expected, predisposing an individual to symptomatic neural compression. While tandem stenosis is known to occur in 5%-25% of individuals, it is not known whether this relationship is due to an increased risk of degenerative disease in these(More)
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