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Bone structure of lumbar vertebra

Known as: Vertebra, lumbar, Set of lumbar vertebrae, Vertebrae lumbales [L I - L V] 
One of the five bones situated between the thoracic vertebrae and the sacrum in the lower part of the spine.
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Human body composition is important in numerous cancer research domains. Our objective was to evaluate clinically accessible… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Osteoporotic structural damage and bone fragility result from reduced bone formation and increased bone resorption. In… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Oral daily (2.5 mg) and intermittent ibandronate (between‐dose interval of >2 months), delivering a similar cumulative exposure… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
CONTEXT Risedronate, a potent bisphosphonate, has been shown to be effective in the treatment of Paget disease of bone and other… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The aromatase enzyme complex catalyzes the conversion of androgens to estrogens in a wide variety of tissues, including the ovary… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND The relation between abnormalities in the lumbar spine and low back pain is controversial. We examined the prevalence… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The objective of this study was to assess objectively the ability of observers to assess body condition of dairy cows. Four… Expand
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND AND METHODS Tamoxifen, a synthetic antiestrogen, increases disease-free and overall survival when used as adjuvant… Expand
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We performed magnetic resonance imaging on sixty-seven individuals who had never had low-back pain, sciatica, or neurogenic… Expand
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Review
1989
Review
1989
  • A. Bergmark
  • Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica. Supplementum
  • 1989
  • Corpus ID: 21962426
From the mechanical point of view the spinal system is highly complex, containing a multitude of components, passive and active… Expand