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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2017
Review
2017
Background: Considerable attention has recently focused on dietary protein's role in the mature skeleton, prompted partly by an… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Vascular calcification and osteoporosis are common age-related processes that are prominently displayed on routine lateral lumbar… (More)
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2001
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2001
The distribution and incorporation of strontium into bone has been examined in rats, monkeys, and humans after oral… (More)
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1996
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1996
One important mechanical function of the lumbar spine is to support the upper body by transmitting compressive and shearing… (More)
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1995
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1995
The aromatase enzyme complex catalyzes the conversion of androgens to estrogens in a wide variety of tissues, including the ovary… (More)
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1994
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1994
BACKGROUND The relation between abnormalities in the lumbar spine and low back pain is controversial. We examined the prevalence… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Bone densitometry using dual-photon absorptiometry (DPA) or dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) has become a standard method… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
We studied the acquisition of bone mineral in 45 healthy prepubertal and pubertal girls and related changes in bone mass to age… (More)
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1989
Review
1989
From the mechanical point of view the spinal system is highly complex, containing a multitude of components, passive and active… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
The results and complications of pedicle screw plate (PSP) stabilizations were investigated in lumbar fresh fractures, malunions… (More)
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