Changes in nerve root motion and intraradicular blood flow during intraoperative femoral nerve stretch test. Report of four cases.

@article{Kobayashi2003ChangesIN,
  title={Changes in nerve root motion and intraradicular blood flow during intraoperative femoral nerve stretch test. Report of four cases.},
  author={Shigeru Kobayashi and Yoshihiko Suzuki and Takahiro Asai and Hidezo Yoshizawa},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={99 3 Suppl},
  pages={298-305}
}
OBJECT It is not known whether changes in intraradicular blood flow (IRBF) occur during the femoral nerve stretch test (FNST) in patients with lumbar disc herniation. An FNST was conducted in patients with lumbar disc herniation to observe the changes in IRBF, and results were then compared with clinical features. METHODS The study was composed of four… CONTINUE READING