The morphology and clinical significance of the dorsal meningovertebra ligaments in the lumbosacral epidural space.

@article{Shi2012TheMA,
  title={The morphology and clinical significance of the dorsal meningovertebra ligaments in the lumbosacral epidural space.},
  author={Benchao Shi and Xiangming Li and Hongliang Li and Zihai Ding},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2012},
  volume={37 18},
  pages={E1093-8}
}
STUDY DESIGN A dissection-based study of 30 embalmed cadavers. OBJECTIVE To determine the morphology and morphometry of the dorsal meningovertebral ligaments in the lumbosacral segments and to discuss their clinical significance. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Postoperative cerebrospinal fluid leakage is associated with longer hospital stays and significant implications for the patient, the surgeons, and society as a whole. To protect the dural sac during lumbar surgery, knowledge of the… CONTINUE READING
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