Structure of ligamentum flavum

Known as: Flaval Ligaments, Ligamentum flavum, Set of ligamenta flava 
The paired bands of yellow elastic tissue that connect adjoining laminae of the vertebrae. With the laminae, it forms the posterior wall of the… (More)
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2009
2009
Load and activity changes of the spine typically cause symptoms of nerve root compression in subjects with spinal stenosis… (More)
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2007
2007
STUDY DESIGN A histologic, biologic, and immunohistochemical assessment using human samples of the lumbar ligamentum flavum… (More)
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2007
2007
STUDY DESIGN A case-control association study was conducted to investigate the genetic etiology for ossification of the… (More)
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2006
2006
OBJECT The authors evaluated different surgical methods used to treat thoracic ossification of the ligamentum flavum (OLF… (More)
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2005
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2005
STUDY DESIGN A multidisciplinary study involving clinical, histologic, biomechanical, biologic, and immunohistologic approaches… (More)
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2003
2003
BACKGROUND Cervical and high thoracic epidural anesthesia and analgesia have gained increasing importance in the treatment of… (More)
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2002
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2002
Although mechanical stress as a result of spinal instability is known to cause hypertrophy of the ligamentum flavum resulting in… (More)
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2001
2001
Focal ossification of the ligamentum flavum (OLF) forms one of the rare causes of thoracic myelopathy. The lower thoracic spine… (More)
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2001
2001
OBJECT A variety of factors may affect surgery-related outcome in patients with ossification of the ligamentum flavum (OLF) of… (More)
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1999
1999
The degree of calcification as well as the structural changes of the elastic fibres in the ligamentum flavum in patients with… (More)
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