Satona Murakami

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STUDY DESIGN Evaluation of diagnostic imaging. OBJECTIVE To comprehend anatomic relationships between the internal carotid artery (ICA) and bicortical purchase of C1 lateral mass screws from the perspective of avoiding ICA injury. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA No studies have evaluated safety trajectory of atlantal lateral mass screw that would avoid the(More)
To evaluate the mechanical effect of the direction of facet load on the isthmus stresses of the lower lumbar neural arch, stress analyses were performed by using three-dimensional finite element models of isolated L4 and L5 vertebrae with particular emphasis on accurate discretization of the posterior elements. The bilateral symmetric or unilateral facet(More)
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