Facet joint structure

Known as: Zygapophysial joints set, Facet joint, joint facet 
A synovial joint between two adjacent vertebrae. The facet joint links the articular process of one vertebra and the inferior articular process of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Lumbar facet joints have been implicated as the source of chronic pain in 15% to 45% of patients with chronic low back… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The adipokine resistin is suggested to be an important link between obesity and insulin resistance. In the present study, we… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
STUDY DESIGN Facet joint kinematics and capsular ligament strains were evaluated during simulated whiplash of whole cervical… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a well-known disease that is part of the aging process and also one of the most common diseases among… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
STUDY DESIGN A biomechanical and imaging study of human cadaveric spinal motion segments. OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
This prospective study was designed to determine the prevalence of lumbar facet joint pain in a consecutive series of patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE To identify the magnetic resonance (MR) abnormalities of the lumbar spine that have a low prevalence in asymptomatic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND Full-thickness defects of articular cartilage in the knee have a poor capacity for repair. They may progress to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
BACKGROUND Chronic low back pain is a common problem with many treatments, few of which have been rigorously evaluated. This… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Cadaveric lumbar spine specimens of "motion segments", each including two vertebrae and the linking disc and facet joints, were… (More)
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