Facet tropism in lumbar motion segments and its significance in disc herniation.

  • H. Y. Ko, B. Park
  • Published 1997 in Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation

Abstract

OBJECTIVE AND DESIGN To define facet tropism (FT) for each motion segment of the lower lumbar spine for subjects without disc herniation, and to evaluate the significance of facet tropism in disc herniation. METHODS Sixty subjects were evaluated by measuring the facet angle (FA) of three lower lumbar motion segments with the use of computed tomography (CT… (More)

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@article{Ko1997FacetTI, title={Facet tropism in lumbar motion segments and its significance in disc herniation.}, author={H. Y. Ko and B. Park}, journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation}, year={1997}, volume={78 11}, pages={1211-4} }