Spine Abnormalities Depicted by Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Adolescent Rowers

@article{Maurer2011SpineAD,
  title={Spine Abnormalities Depicted by Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Adolescent Rowers},
  author={Marvin Maurer and Ricardo Bernardi Soder and Matteo Baldisserotto},
  journal={The American Journal of Sports Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={39},
  pages={392 - 397}
}
Background: Most lesions of the spine of athletes, which often are detected incidentally, do not cause important symptoms or make the athletes discontinue their physical activities. To better understand the significance of these lesions, new imaging studies have been conducted with asymptomatic athletes in several sports, aiming to detect potentially deleterious and disabling abnormalities. Purpose: To compare the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) lumbar spine findings in a group of asymptomatic… 
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