Inflammatory Cytokines Released from the Facet Joint Tissue in Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Disorders

@article{Igarashi2004InflammatoryCR,
  title={Inflammatory Cytokines Released from the Facet Joint Tissue in Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Disorders},
  author={A. Igarashi and S. Kikuchi and S. Konno and K. Olmarker},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2004},
  volume={29},
  pages={2091-2095}
}
Study Design. A prospective study of surgical cases of degenerative lumbar spinal disorders demonstrated inflammatory cytokines in the facet joint tissue. Objective. To quantify various inflammatory cytokines released from the facet joint tissue in surgical cases of degenerative lumbar spinal disorders. Summary of Background Data. In degenerative lumbar spinal disorders, pain is often caused by osteoarthritis of a facet joint. There are inflammatory mediators such as prostaglandins and… Expand
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The investigators will select two study groups from a population of patients with severe chronic low back pain (CLBP) of facet joint (FJ) origin already treated with conventional… Expand
ConditionsAberrant Neuronal Branching, Central Sensitisation, Facet Joint Pain, (+4 more)
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