Sensory innervation of the dorsal portion of the lumbar intervertebral disc in rats.

@article{Ohtori1999SensoryIO,
  title={Sensory innervation of the dorsal portion of the lumbar intervertebral disc in rats.},
  author={Seiji Ohtori and Yuzuru Takahashi and Kazuhisa Takahashi and Masatsune Yamagata and Tanemichi Chiba and Koichi Tanaka and Jiro Hirayama and Hideshige Moriya},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1999},
  volume={24 22},
  pages={2295-9}
}
STUDY DESIGN The vertebral levels of dorsal root ganglia innervating the dorsal portion of the L5-L6 intervertebral disc were investigated in rats using a retrograde transport method. The pathways and functions of nerve fibers supplying the dorsal portion of the disc were determined by denervation and immunohistochemistry. OBJECTIVES The dorsal portion of the lumbar intervertebral disc has been reported to be innervated segmentally, but anesthetic block of the paravertebral sympathetic trunks… CONTINUE READING
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