Longitudinal Ligaments

Known as: Ligaments, Longitudinal, Ligament, Longitudinal, Longitudinal Ligament 
Two extensive fibrous bands running the length of the vertebral column. The anterior longitudinal ligament (ligamentum longitudinale anterius… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE We compared the surgical outcome of anterior decompression with spinal fusion (ASF) with the surgical outcome of… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECT Numerous surgical procedures have been developed for treatment of ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
STUDY DESIGN A retrospective clinical study was conducted. OBJECTIVE To investigate the relative safety of anterior… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
This study characterized the geometry and mechanical properties of the cervical ligaments from C2-T1 levels. The lengths and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament of the spine (OPLL) is a common form of human myelopathy caused by a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament of the spine (OPLL) is a newly recognized entity. As the incidence of this… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Two asymptomatic, unusually young male patients aged 18 and 21 with ossification of the longitudinal posterior ligament of the… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
For understanding of the mechanical causes of low-back pain, knowledge of the biomechanics of the various spinal elements is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Although the pathogenesis of ossification of the cervical posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL) has not yet been clarified, it… (More)
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
The vertebral involvement of DISH is described from an evaluation of 215 cadaveric spines and 100 patients with the disease… (More)
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