Analysis of the Relationship between Hypertrophy of the Ligamentum Flavum and Lumbar Segmental Motion with Aging Process

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STUDY DESIGN Retrospective cross-sectional study. PURPOSE To investigate the relationship between ligamentum flavum (LF) hypertrophy and lumbar segmental motion. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE The pathogenesis of LF thickening is unclear and whether the thickening results from tissue hypertrophy or buckling remains controversial. METHODS 296 consecutive… (More)
DOI: 10.4184/asj.2016.10.3.528

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@inproceedings{Yoshiiwa2016AnalysisOT, title={Analysis of the Relationship between Hypertrophy of the Ligamentum Flavum and Lumbar Segmental Motion with Aging Process}, author={Toyomi Yoshiiwa and Masashi Miyazaki and Masanori Kawano and Shinichi Ikeda and Hiroshi Tsumura}, booktitle={Asian spine journal}, year={2016} }