Foot drop due to lumbar degenerative conditions: mechanism and prognostic factors in herniated nucleus pulposus and lumbar spinal stenosis.

@article{Iizuka2009FootDD,
  title={Foot drop due to lumbar degenerative conditions: mechanism and prognostic factors in herniated nucleus pulposus and lumbar spinal stenosis.},
  author={Yoichi Iizuka and Haku Iizuka and Syouzou Tsutsumi and Yumi Nakagawa and Torahiko Nakajima and Yasunori Sorimachi and Tsuyoshi Ara and Masahiro Nishinome and Takayuki Seki and Kosuke Shida and K. Takagishi},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery. Spine},
  year={2009},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={
          260-4
        }
}
OBJECT The aim of this study was to analyze the mechanism and prognostic factors of foot drop caused by lumbar degenerative conditions. METHODS The authors retrospectively reviewed the charts of 28 patients with foot drop due to a herniated nucleus pulposus (HNP) or lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS), scoring between 0 and 3 on manual muscle testing for the tibialis anterior muscles. They analyzed the mechanism of foot drop and whether the duration before the operation, preoperative tibialis… CONTINUE READING
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