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Fourth lumbar vertebra

Known as: L4 vertebra 
The fourth lumbar vertebra counting from the top down.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Astronauts are exposed to both musculoskeletal disuse and heavy ion radiation in space. Disuse alters the magnitude and direction… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT Although women with anorexia nervosa (AN) have severe depletion of body fat, a paradoxical increase in bone marrow fat… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE No clear association between obesity or body fat distribution and prostate cancer has been shown. We investigated the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Osteoporosis is a decrease in bone mineral density (BMD) that predisposes individuals to fractures. Although an elderly… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The effect of the sampling position is investigated when measuring drip loss in porcine longissimus dorsi muscle. Measuring in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Background: Several studies have provided data on the vertebral morphology of normal spines, but there is a paucity of data on… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Transplantation of olfactory ensheathing cells (OECs) into photochemically damaged rat spinal cord diminished astrocyte… Expand
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1992
1992
Burst fracture of the fifth lumbar vertebra is a rare injury. We report the cases of seven patients who were treated… Expand
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1975
1975
The fourth lumbar vertebra was studied with dual photon absorptiometry in a group of young women immobilized in bed for 21 to 46… Expand
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Highly Cited
1944
Highly Cited
1944
From our experience, we feel that a tremendous quantity of bone chips, as is used in cases of spondylolisthesis, can be placed… Expand
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