Anatomical relationship and positions of the lumbar and sacral segments of the spinal cord according to the vertebral bodies and the spinal roots

@article{Canbay2014AnatomicalRA,
  title={Anatomical relationship and positions of the lumbar and sacral segments of the spinal cord according to the vertebral bodies and the spinal roots},
  author={Suat Canbay and Bora G{\"u}rer and Melih Bozkurt and Ayhan Comert and Yusuf Izci and Mustafa Kemal Başkaya},
  journal={Clinical Anatomy},
  year={2014},
  volume={27}
}
Segments of the spinal cord generally do not correspond to the respective vertebral level and there are many anatomical variations in terms of the segment and the level of vertebra. The aim of this study is to investigate the variations and levels of lumbar and sacral spinal cord segments with reference to the axilla of the T11, T12, and L1 spinal nerve roots and adjacent vertebrae. Morphometric measurements were made on 16 formalin fixed adult cadaveric spinal cords. We observed termination of… 
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