Posterior Branches of Lumbar Spinal Nerves - Part I: Anatomy and Functional Importance.

@article{Kozera2016PosteriorBO,
  title={Posterior Branches of Lumbar Spinal Nerves - Part I: Anatomy and Functional Importance.},
  author={Katarzyna Kozera and B Ciszek},
  journal={Ortopedia, traumatologia, rehabilitacja},
  year={2016},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={
          1-10
        }
}
  • K. Kozera, B. Ciszek
  • Published 2016
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Ortopedia, traumatologia, rehabilitacja
The aim of this paper is to compare anatomic descriptions of posterior branches of the lumbar spinal nerves and, on this basis, present the location of these structures. The majority of anatomy textbooks do not describe these nerves in detail, which may be attributable to the fact that for many years they were regarded as structures of minor clinical importance. The state of knowledge on these nerves has changed within the last 30 years. Attention has been turned to their function and… 

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