Posterior longitudinal ligament structure

Known as: ligament longitudinal posterior, Ligament, Posterior Longitudinal, Ligamentum longitudinale posterius 
A long fibrous band extending along the vertebral canal from C2 to the sacrum that interconnects the posterior surface of the vertebrae. The ligament… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective case series on long-term follow-up results of original expansive open-door laminoplasty for cervical… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
STUDY DESIGN The inter- and intraobserver reliabilities of an assessment scale for cervical compression myelopathy were examined… (More)
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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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1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECT This retrospective study was conducted to analyze the results of one-stage posterior decompression and reconstruction of… (More)
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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
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Follow-up at an average time of 7.8 years postoperatively on open-door expansive laminoplasty (EL) was carried out to determine… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
This paper reports the results of a biomechanical study of 43 human spinal ligaments from fresh cadavers and living subjects… (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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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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