Experimental Spinal Stenosis: Relationship Between Degree of Cauda Equina Compression, Neuropathology, and Pain

@article{Sekiguchi2004ExperimentalSS,
  title={Experimental Spinal Stenosis: Relationship Between Degree of Cauda Equina Compression, Neuropathology, and Pain},
  author={Miho Sekiguchi and Shin‐ichi Kikuchi and Robert R. Myers},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2004},
  volume={29},
  pages={1105-1111}
}
Study Design. An analysis of pathologic changes after different degrees of cauda equina compression. Objectives. To explore the association between the degree of the cauda equina compression and the extent of pathologic change, expression of tumor necrosis factor (TNF-&agr;), and neuropathic pain. To compare with distal nerve compression injury. Summary of Background Data. Compression of the cauda equina reduces blood flow in compressed nerve roots and causes TNF-&agr; expression and… 

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