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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
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
UNLABELLED Oral daily (2.5 mg) and intermittent ibandronate (between-dose interval of >2 months), delivering a similar cumulative… Expand
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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
1996
Highly Cited
1996
One important mechanical function of the lumbar spine is to support the upper body by transmitting compressive and shearing… 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
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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
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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
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Maximizing peak bone mass is advocated as a way to prevent osteoporosis. As a prerequisite to the elaboration of any preventive… Expand
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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
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