Anatomical study on the relationship between the dorsal root ganglion and the intervertebral disc in the lumbar spine☆

@inproceedings{Vialle2015AnatomicalSO,
  title={Anatomical study on the relationship between the dorsal root ganglion and the intervertebral disc in the lumbar spine☆},
  author={Emiliano Neves Vialle and Luiz Roberto Gomes Vialle and William Contreras and Ch{\'a}rbel Jacob},
  booktitle={Revista brasileira de ortopedia},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the location of the dorsal root ganglion in relation to the intervertebral disc, including the "triangular" safety zone for minimally invasive surgery in the lumbar spine. METHODS Eight adult cadavers were dissected bilaterally in the lumbar region, using a posterolateral approach, so as to expose the L3L4 and L4L5 spaces, thereby… CONTINUE READING