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  1. ncbi Dynamic change of dural sac cross-sectional area in axial loaded magnetic resonance imaging correlates with the severity of clinical symptoms in patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis
    Haruo Kanno
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:207-13. 2012
  2. ncbi Axial loading during magnetic resonance imaging in patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis: does it reproduce the positional change of the dural sac detected by upright myelography?
    Haruo Kanno
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Nishitaga National Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E985-92. 2012
  3. ncbi Changes of cervical spinal cord and cervical spinal canal with age in asymptomatic subjects
    M Ishikawa
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Spinal Cord 41:159-63. 2003
  4. ncbi Spinal canal size and clinical symptoms among persons diagnosed with lumbar spinal stenosis
    Michael E Geisser
    The Spine Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Health System, 325 E Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Clin J Pain 23:780-5. 2007
  5. pmc Pathological impairments induced by interstitial implantation of 125I seeds in spinal canal of banna mini-pigs
    Zuozhang Yang
    Department of Orthopaedics, Kunming General Hospital of Chengdu Military Command, Kunming, Yunnan 650118, PR China
    World J Surg Oncol 10:48. 2012
  6. ncbi Magnetic resonance 4D flow characteristics of cerebrospinal fluid at the craniocervical junction and the cervical spinal canal
    Alexander C Bunck
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University Hospital of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Eur Radiol 21:1788-96. 2011
  7. pmc Genetic inactivation of ERK1 and ERK2 in chondrocytes promotes bone growth and enlarges the spinal canal
    Arjun Sebastian
    Department of Orthopaedics, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Orthop Res 29:375-9. 2011
  8. pmc Normal morphology, age-related changes and abnormal findings of the cervical spine. Part II: Magnetic resonance imaging of over 1,200 asymptomatic subjects
    Fumihiko Kato
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chubu Rosai Hospital, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Eur Spine J 21:1499-507. 2012
  9. ncbi An interspinous process distractor (X STOP) for lumbar spinal stenosis in elderly patients: preliminary experiences in 10 consecutive cases
    JangBo Lee
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 17:72-7; discussion 78. 2004
  10. ncbi A segmental partial laminectomy for cervical spondylotic myelopathy: anatomical basis and clinical outcome in comparison with expansive open-door laminoplasty
    Koji Otani
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:268-73. 2009

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  1. ncbi Dynamic change of dural sac cross-sectional area in axial loaded magnetic resonance imaging correlates with the severity of clinical symptoms in patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis
    Haruo Kanno
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:207-13. 2012
    ..OBJECTIVE.: To examine whether the dural sac cross-sectional area (DCSA) in axial loaded magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) correlates with the severity of clinical symptoms in patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis (LSCS).
  2. ncbi Axial loading during magnetic resonance imaging in patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis: does it reproduce the positional change of the dural sac detected by upright myelography?
    Haruo Kanno
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Nishitaga National Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E985-92. 2012
    We compared the sizes of the dural sac among conventional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), axial loaded MRI, and upright myelography in patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis (LSCS).
  3. ncbi Changes of cervical spinal cord and cervical spinal canal with age in asymptomatic subjects
    M Ishikawa
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Spinal Cord 41:159-63. 2003
    ..Prospective study on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and radiographic findings of the cervical spine...
  4. ncbi Spinal canal size and clinical symptoms among persons diagnosed with lumbar spinal stenosis
    Michael E Geisser
    The Spine Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Health System, 325 E Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Clin J Pain 23:780-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine the relationship between clinical symptoms associated with LSS and osseous anterior-posterior (AP) spinal canal diameter as measured on axial magnetic resonance imaging.
  5. pmc Pathological impairments induced by interstitial implantation of 125I seeds in spinal canal of banna mini-pigs
    Zuozhang Yang
    Department of Orthopaedics, Kunming General Hospital of Chengdu Military Command, Kunming, Yunnan 650118, PR China
    World J Surg Oncol 10:48. 2012
    ..Use a banna mini-pig to set up 125I implantation model, and investigate the consequence of radiation-related impairments...
  6. ncbi Magnetic resonance 4D flow characteristics of cerebrospinal fluid at the craniocervical junction and the cervical spinal canal
    Alexander C Bunck
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University Hospital of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Eur Radiol 21:1788-96. 2011
    To evaluate the applicability of 4D phase contrast (4D PC) MR imaging in the assessment of cerebrospinal fluid dynamics in healthy volunteers and patients with lesions at the craniocervical junction or the cervical spinal canal.
  7. pmc Genetic inactivation of ERK1 and ERK2 in chondrocytes promotes bone growth and enlarges the spinal canal
    Arjun Sebastian
    Department of Orthopaedics, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Orthop Res 29:375-9. 2011
    ..in the cranial base and vertebrae, accounting for the sometimes fatal stenosis of the foramen magnum and spinal canal in achondroplasia...
  8. pmc Normal morphology, age-related changes and abnormal findings of the cervical spine. Part II: Magnetic resonance imaging of over 1,200 asymptomatic subjects
    Fumihiko Kato
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chubu Rosai Hospital, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Eur Spine J 21:1499-507. 2012
    The aim of this study is to establish standard MRI values for the cervical spinal canal, dural tube, and spinal cord, to evaluate age-related changes in healthy subjects, and to assess the prevalence of abnormal findings in asymptomatic ..
  9. ncbi An interspinous process distractor (X STOP) for lumbar spinal stenosis in elderly patients: preliminary experiences in 10 consecutive cases
    JangBo Lee
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 17:72-7; discussion 78. 2004
    ..Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is often a position-dependent condition that is aggravated in extension and relieved in flexion...
  10. ncbi A segmental partial laminectomy for cervical spondylotic myelopathy: anatomical basis and clinical outcome in comparison with expansive open-door laminoplasty
    Koji Otani
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:268-73. 2009
    ..A comparative study regarding the clinical outcome of the 2-different surgical procedures for patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM)...
  11. ncbi Acutely progressing paraplegia caused by traumatic disc herniation through posterior Schmorl's node opening into the spinal canal in lumbar Scheuermann's disease
    Kwang Sup Song
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, College of Medicine, Chung Ang University, Seoul, Korea
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E1588-91. 2011
    ..A case report...
  12. ncbi Nocturnal leg cramps: a common complaint in patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis
    Morio Matsumoto
    Department of Advanced Therapy for Spine and Spinal Cord Disease, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:E189-94. 2009
    Questionnaire survey on leg cramps for patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis (LCS).
  13. ncbi How does spinal canal decompression and dorsal stabilization affect segmental mobility? A biomechanical study
    Karl Stefan Delank
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Cologne University, Joseph Stelzmann Street 9, 50924 Cologne, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 130:285-92. 2010
    When decompression of the lumbar spinal canal is performed, segmental stability might be affected...
  14. ncbi Sex discrepancy in the canal/body ratio of the cervical spine implicating the prevalence of cervical myelopathy in men
    Sinsuke Hukuda
    Tane daini Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:250-3. 2002
    ..A radiographic analysis of the cervical spine in healthy young adults...
  15. ncbi Evidence for altered spinal canal compliance and cerebral venous drainage in untreated idiopathic intracranial hypertension
    Noam Alperin
    Department of Radiology, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 114:201-5. 2012
    ..A novel analysis of MRI measurements of blood and CSF flow to and from the cranial and spinal canal compartments employing lumped parameters modeling of the cranio-spinal biomechanics provided, for the first ..
  16. ncbi Vertebral stabilization using positively threaded profile pins and polymethylmethacrylate, with or without laminectomy, for spinal canal stenosis and vertebral instability caused by congenital thoracic vertebral anomalies
    Takeshi Aikawa
    Aikawa Veterinary Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Vet Surg 36:432-41. 2007
    To describe diagnostic findings, surgical technique, and outcome in dogs with thoracic spinal canal stenosis and vertebral instability secondary to congenital vertebral anomalies.
  17. pmc Ethnic differences in pedicle and bony spinal canal dimensions calculated from computed tomography of the cervical spine: a review of the English-language literature
    Masaaki Chazono
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Utsunomiya National Hospital, Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan
    Eur Spine J 21:1451-8. 2012
    The aims of this study were to review published data on pedicle dimensions and bony spinal canal diameters calculated from CT examinations of the cervical spine through the English-language literature and analyze these data for ethnic ..
  18. ncbi Volumetric spinal canal intrusion: a comparison between thoracic pedicle screws and thoracic hooks
    David W Polly
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:63-9. 2004
    ..A computer-aided design analysis...
  19. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of the fetal spinal canal contents
    Agnieszka Duczkowska
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Institute of Mother and Child, Kasprzaka 17a, 01 211 Warsaw, Poland
    Brain Dev 33:10-20. 2011
    ..the first method in the evaluation of fetal central nervous system (CNS) abnormalities but in case of the spinal canal and cord it is often insufficient since the bony structures may obscure these structures...
  20. ncbi Ricochet of a bullet in the spinal canal: a case report and review of the literature on bullet migration
    Audrey Farrugia
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
    J Forensic Sci 55:1371-4. 2010
    Ricochet of a bullet in the spinal canal is well known by neurosurgeons but relatively not a common event in usual medico-legal autopsy practice...
  21. ncbi Cervical spinal canal plasticity in children as determined by the vertebral body ratio technique
    M D Robinson
    Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 15:1003-5. 1990
    ..With the pediatric spinal canal vulnerable to various intracanalicular influences, the canal ratio may reflect early disease processes.
  22. ncbi Soft cervical disc herniation. Influence of cervical spinal canal measurements on development of neurologic symptoms
    V Debois
    Department of Neurosurgery, General Hospital St Norbertus, Duffel, Belgium
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:1996-2002. 1999
    ..because of soft cervical disc herniation, the sagittal and transverse diameters, the area of the bony cervical spinal canal, the sagittal diameter of the hernia, and the minimal bony intervertebral foramen diameter were measured by ..
  23. ncbi Exploration and decompression of the spinal canal using split laminotomy and its modification, the "archbone" technique
    Péter Banczerowski
    National Institute of Neurosurgery, Budapest, Hungary
    Neurosurgery 62:ONS432-40; discussion ONS440-1. 2008
    To develop a novel minimally invasive approach suitable for exploring different pathologies located in the spinal canal, allowing moderate enlargement of the canal with preservation of the majority of posterior structures so muscle ..
  24. ncbi Indirect spinal canal decompression in burst fractures treated with pedicle screw instrumentation
    L Sjostrom
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:113-23. 1996
    STUDY DESIGN: Prospective evaluation of spinal canal areas in 67 consecutive burst fractures between T12 and L2 treated by reduction and stabilization with a pedicle fixator...
  25. ncbi The significance of thoracolumbar spinal canal size in spinal cord injury patients
    A R Vaccaro
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:371-6. 2001
    ..A prospective, consecutive case series...
  26. pmc The effect of surgery and remodelling on spinal canal measurements after thoracolumbar burst fractures
    P Wessberg
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Surgical Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur Spine J 10:55-63. 2001
    Bone fragments in the spinal canal after thoracolumbar spine injuries causing spinal canal narrowing is a frequent phenomenon. Efforts to remove such fragments are often considered...
  27. ncbi Sagittal splitting laminoplasty for spinal canal enlargement for ossification of the spinal ligaments (OPLL and OLF)
    T Shimamura
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Iwate Medical University School of Medicine, 19--1 Uchimaru, Morioka 020--8505, Japan
    Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 5:203-6. 2001
    ..The enlarged spinal canal was maintained satisfactorily in all the cases, and the posterior spinal elements were also almost completely ..
  28. pmc The relationship between spinal stenosis and neurological outcome in traumatic cervical spine injury: an analysis using Pavlov's ratio, spinal cord area, and spinal canal area
    Kyung Jin Song
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, College of Medicine, Research Institute of Clinical Medicine, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, Korea
    Clin Orthop Surg 1:11-8. 2009
    ..the relationship between four radiological parameters (Pavlov's ratio, sagittal diameter, spinal cord area, and spinal canal area) in patients with a traumatic cervical spine injury, as well as the correlation between these parameters ..
  29. ncbi Correlation between neurological deficit and spinal canal compromise in 198 patients with thoracolumbar and lumbar fractures
    Robert Meves
    Orthopedics Department, Santa Casa School of Medicine of São Paulo, Brazil
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:787-91. 2005
    Review the correlation between loss of spinal canal diameter and neurological deficits in patients with thoracolumbar and lumbar burst fractures.
  30. ncbi Biomechanical assessment of minimally invasive decompression for lumbar spinal canal stenosis: a cadaver study
    Takahiko Hamasaki
    Emory Spine Center, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 22:486-91. 2009
    ..A biomechanical study on the cadaveric human lumbar spine...
  31. ncbi Neurogenic intermittent claudication in lumbar spinal canal stenosis: the clinical relationship between the local pressure of the intervertebral foramen and the clinical findings in lumbar spinal canal stenosis
    Yuichiro Morishita
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukuoka University, Jyonan ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 22:130-4. 2009
    The clinical relationship between the local pressure of the intervertebral foramen and the clinical findings in lumbar spinal canal stenosis were evaluated.
  32. ncbi Morphology of the lumbar spinal canal in normal adult Turks
    Orhan Tacar
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Dicle University Medical Faculty, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Yonsei Med J 44:679-85. 2003
    Pathological changes can occur in the diameters of the lumbar spinal canal. Therefore, assessing the canal size an important diagnostic procedure. Two hundred plain anterioposterior radiographs of the lumbar spine were examined...
  33. ncbi The effects of removal of bullet fragments retained in the spinal canal. A collaborative study by the National Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems
    R L Waters
    Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center, Downey, California
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 16:934-9. 1991
    Serial motor and sensory examinations were conducted on 90 patients with bullet fragments lodged in the spinal canal. Annual follow-up examinations were completed on 66 patients...
  34. ncbi CT myelography and MR imaging of extramedullary cysts of the spinal canal in adult and pediatric patients
    Anil Khosla
    Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University Medical Center and the Department of Radiology, Barnes Hospital, 550 S Euclid Ave, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:201-7. 2002
  35. ncbi The optimal radiologic method for assessing spinal canal compromise and cord compression in patients with cervical spinal cord injury. Part II: Results of a multicenter study
    M G Fehlings
    Division of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Toronto Hospital Western Division
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:605-13. 1999
    ..A multicenter, retrospective study using computed tomographic and magnetic resonance imaging data to establish quantitative, reliable criteria of canal compromise and cord compression in patients with cervical spinal cord injury...
  36. ncbi Characterization of cyclic CSF flow in the foramen magnum and upper cervical spinal canal with MR flow imaging and computational fluid dynamics
    S Hentschel
    Scientific Computing Department, Simula Research Laboratory, Lysaker, Norway
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 31:997-1002. 2010
    ..CFD shows that the pressure and flow patterns vary from level to level in the upper spinal canal and differ between patients with Chiari and healthy volunteers...
  37. ncbi Herniation and entrapment of a nerve root secondary to an unrepaired small dural laceration at lumbar hemilaminectomies
    S Nishi
    Department of Neurosurgery, National Cardio Vascular Center, Osaka, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 20:2576-9. 1995
    ..Even a small tear in the spinal dura requires surgical closure to prevent herniation and entrapment of a nerve root. It is necessary to repair even small dural lacerations with no spinal fluid leakage during spinal surgery...
  38. ncbi Long term outcome with post-operative radiation therapy for spinal canal ependymoma
    Sasha H Wahab
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, 4921 Parkview Place, Lower Level, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Neurooncol 83:85-9. 2007
    A retrospective study was performed to evaluate the long term efficacy and safety of post-operative radiation therapy in the management of spinal canal ependymoma at our institution.
  39. ncbi Analysis of screw placement relative to the aorta and spinal canal following anterior instrumentation for thoracic idiopathic scoliosis
    Daniel J Sucato
    Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:554-9; discussion 559. 2004
    ..Axial computed tomographic (CT) evaluation of the position of anterior vertebral body screws placed thoracoscopically in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS)...
  40. ncbi Lateral lumbar spinal canal stenosis: classification, pathologic anatomy and surgical decompression
    C K Lee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 13:313-20. 1988
    The lateral region of the lumbar spinal canal is subject to pathologic alterations which encroach upon the neural structures located within...
  41. ncbi Anesthetic management of a patient in prone position with a drill bit penetrating the spinal canal at C1-C2, using a laryngeal mask
    Ricard Valero
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Anesth Analg 98:1447-50, table of contents. 2004
    ..The bit had entered the spinal canal below the first cervical vertebra, and placed near the odontoid peg...
  42. ncbi An extreme lateral access for the surgery of lumbar disc herniations inside the spinal canal using the full-endoscopic uniportal transforaminal approach-technique and prospective results of 463 patients
    Sebastian Ruetten
    Department for Spine Surgery and Pain Therapy, Clinic for Orthopaedics and Traumatology, St Anna Hospital, Herne, Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2570-8. 2005
    ..Prospective study of patients with lumbar disc herniations who were operated on with a full-endoscopic uniportal transforaminal approach using an extreme lateral access...
  43. ncbi Outcomes of posterior fusion using pedicle screw fixation in patients >or=70 years with lumbar spinal canal stenosis
    Yasuaki Tokuhashi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Orthopedics 31:1096. 2008
    ..of spinal fusion using pedicle screw fixation were evaluated in patients older than 70 years with lumbar spinal canal stenosis...
  44. ncbi Air in the spinal canal after skull base fracture
    Joji Inamasu
    Am J Emerg Med 20:64-5. 2002
  45. pmc The relationship between the cervical spinal canal diameter and the pathological changes in the cervical spine
    Yuichiro Morishita
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Eur Spine J 18:877-83. 2009
    A congenitally narrow cervical spinal canal has been established as an important risk factor for the development of cervical spondylotic myelopathy. However, few reports have described the mechanism underlying this risk...
  46. ncbi Spontaneous remodeling of the spinal canal after conservative management of thoracolumbar burst fractures
    L W de Klerk
    Department of Orthopaedics, University Hospital, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:1057-60. 1998
    ..with a burst fracture of the thoracic, thoracolumbar, or lumbar spine with more than 25% stenosis of the spinal canal were reviewed more than 1 year after injury to investigate spontaneous remodeling of the spinal canal...
  47. ncbi The anatomy of the thoracic spinal canal investigated with magnetic resonance imaging
    Luiz Eduardo Imbelloni
    Hospital de Base FAMERP, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Anesth Analg 110:1494-5. 2010
    ..We investigated, with magnetic resonance imaging, the distance of the dura mater to the spinal cord in patients without spinal or medullar disease at the 2nd, 5th, and 10th thoracic segments...
  48. ncbi Observer variability in assessing lumbar spinal stenosis severity on magnetic resonance imaging and its relation to cross-sectional spinal canal area
    Alex C Speciale
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:1082-6. 2002
    ..Magnetic resonance image grading of lumbar spinal stenosis severity was analyzed retrospectively using a common clinical format...
  49. ncbi Cervicothoracolumbar pneumorachis. Case report and review of the literature
    S Chibbaro
    Department of Neurosurgery, Trieste University Hospital, 34149 Trieste, Italy
    Surg Neurol 64:80-2. 2005
    ..It is even rarer when its occurrence is not associated with injuries in the skull base, chest, abdomen, pelvis, or spine. Pneumorachis extending through the entire spinal canal has never been reported.
  50. pmc Comparison of enlargement of the spinal canal after cervical laminoplasty: open-door type and double-door type
    Shigeru Hirabayashi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Teikyo University School of Medicine, 11 1 Kaga 2 Chome, Itabashi, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur Spine J 19:1690-4. 2010
    The purpose of this study was to compare the degree of enlargement of the spinal canal between two methods of cervical laminoplasty (open-door laminoplasty and double-door laminoplasty) and to determine their appropriate surgical ..
  51. ncbi The significance of spinal canal dimensions in discriminating symptomatic from asymptomatic disc herniations
    Claudio Dora
    Spinal Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Spine J 11:575-81. 2002
    b>Spinal canal dimensions are assumed to play a significant role with regard to the development of symptoms in individuals with disc herniations...
  52. ncbi Intramedullary and spinal canal tumors in patients with neurofibromatosis 2: MR imaging findings and correlation with genotype
    N J Patronas
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Dr, MSC 1182, Rm 1C660, Bethesda, MD 20892 1182, USA
    Radiology 218:434-42. 2001
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  53. ncbi A case report of firearm bullet settling into the thoracic spinal canal without causing neurological deficit or vertebral bone destruction
    Erdal Kalkan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Meram Medicine, Selcuk University, Armagan Mah Sahne Sok No 4, 42090 Meram, Konya, Turkey
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 127:637-41. 2007
    ..There has been no previous report in the literature regarding a foreign body settling into the vertebral canal following gunshot injury without causing any bony destruction...
  54. ncbi A unique occurrence of a cerebral atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor in an infant and a spinal canal primitive neuroectodermal tumor in her father
    Ewa Izycka-Swieszewska
    Department of Pathology, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
    J Neurooncol 61:219-25. 2003
    ..central nervous system (CNS)--a cerebral atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor (AT/RT) in a 5-month-old girl and a spinal canal primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) in her father...
  55. ncbi Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of painful spinal tumors adjacent to the spinal cord with real-time monitoring of spinal canal temperature: a prospective study
    Atsuhiro Nakatsuka
    Department of Radiology, Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu, Mie, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 32:70-5. 2009
    To prospectively evaluate the feasibility, safety, and clinical utility of bone radiofrequency (RF) ablation with real-time monitoring of the spinal canal temperature for the treatment of spinal tumors adjacent to the spinal cord.
  56. ncbi Comparison between MRI and myelography in lumbar spinal canal stenosis for the decision of levels of decompression surgery
    Masahiro Morita
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Izumi Municipal Hospital, Fuchu Izumi City, Osaka, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 24:31-6. 2011
    ..A retrospective case-control study...
  57. ncbi The effect of anterior spinal fusion on spinal canal development in an immature porcine model
    Murat Pekmezci
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:E501-6. 2009
    ..Experimental study...
  58. ncbi Spinal pneumorrhachis
    S R Cayli
    School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey
    Br J Neurosurg 17:72-4. 2003
    The term pneumorrhachis refers to the presence of air in the spinal canal. There are only a few previously reported cases in the literature...
  59. ncbi Anatomy of the extradural compartments of the lumbar spinal canal. Peridural membrane and circumneural sheath
    L L Wiltse
    Department of Orthopaedics, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, CA, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 38:1177-206. 2000
    The development of newer and more accurate methods of identifying the structures within the spinal canal has given a much better understanding of the soft tissue structures that lie between the dura and the surrounding bone of the ..
  60. ncbi Influence of X Stop on neural foramina and spinal canal area in spinal stenosis
    Manal Siddiqui
    Department of Orthopaedics, Woodend Hospital, Eday Road, Aberdeen, Scotland AB15 6XS U K
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2958-62. 2006
    Measurements of cross sections of exit foramen and spinal canal were performed before and after placement of X Stop in physiologic postures using positional MR scanner at the stenosed level in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis.
  61. ncbi Interscalene brachial plexus block: can the risk of entering the spinal canal be reduced? A study of needle angles in volunteers undergoing magnetic resonance imaging
    Anand M Sardesai
    Department of Anesthesia, Addenbrooke s Hospital, King s Lynn, UK
    Anesthesiology 105:9-13. 2006
    Spinal cord damage during interscalene brachial plexus block has been attributed to needle entry into the spinal canal. The purpose of this study was to identify the angles and depths of needle insertion that increase the likelihood of ..
  62. ncbi Surgical technique and results of endoscopic anterior spinal canal decompression
    Rudolf Beisse
    Departments of Surgery and Traumasurgery, Trauma Center Murnau, Murnau, Germany
    J Neurosurg Spine 2:128-36. 2005
    Decompression of the spinal canal in the management of thoracolumbar trauma is controversial, but many authors have advocated decompression in patients with severe canal compromise and neurological deficits...
  63. ncbi A Japanese family with FEOM1-linked congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles type 1 associated with spinal canal stenosis and refinement of the FEOM1 critical region
    E Uyama
    Department of Neurology, Kumamoto University School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Honjo, 860 0811 Kumamoto, Japan
    Neuromuscul Disord 13:472-8. 2003
    ..Unexpectedly, we found apparent spinal canal stenosis in the cervical spine in all affected family members who were examined...
  64. ncbi Tuberculoma of the cervical spinal canal mimicking en plaque meningioma
    Hasan Mirzai
    Department of Neurosurgery, Celal Bayar University School of Medicine, Manisa, Turkey
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:197-9. 2005
    ..Intradural extramedullary tuberculomas should be considered in the differential diagnosis of en plaque meningioma as a rare entity...
  65. ncbi MRI measurements of the cervical spine and their correlation to Pavlov's ratio
    Sirikonda Siva Prasad
    Arrowe Park Hospital, Upton, Wirral
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1263-8. 2003
    ..Pavlov's ratio from plain radiographs in patients with neck pain but no radicular symptoms was compared with the areas of the cervical spinal cord and cerebrospinal fluid column on magnetic resonance scans...
  66. ncbi Variation in the human cervical neural canal
    Nancy E Tatarek
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Ohio University, 149 Bentley Annex, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    Spine J 5:623-31. 2005
    The dimensions of the cervical spinal canal can impact the likelihood of an individual suffering longtime effects from a spinal neck injury as well as influence recovery time...
  67. ncbi Lipoma with dumb-bell extradural extension through the intervertebral foramen into the spinal canal. Case report
    Jin Soo Park
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 2:69-71. 2005
    ..originating in the neck with dumb-bell extradural extension through the intervertebral foramen and into the spinal canal. The lipoma was first excised from the foramen via a posterior approach to allow decompression of the nerve ..
  68. ncbi Traumatic pneumorrhachis
    Brian K P Goh
    Department of General Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    J Trauma 58:875-9. 2005
    ..We also discuss the significance of this entity to the trauma specialist, paying special attention to the differences between air in the subarachnoid space versus air in the epidural space...
  69. ncbi Variation of the cervical spinal Torg ratio with gender and ethnicity
    Jit Kheng Lim
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National University Hospital, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074, Republic of Singapore
    Spine J 4:396-401. 2004
    ..Normal values of this ratio have been established for subjects of different ethnicity, but the differences between genders and race have not been critically compared...
  70. ncbi Glass foreign body in the spinal canal of a child: case report and review of the literature
    Douglas J Opel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 20:468-72. 2004
    ..Physicians should have a low threshold for obtaining plain radiographs in patients with glass foreign bodies and consider that projectiles may rest some distance from the laceration site...
  71. ncbi A deformable-model approach to semi-automatic segmentation of CT images demonstrated by application to the spinal canal
    Stuart S C Burnett
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 31:251-63. 2004
    ..We illustrate the method by applying it to the spinal canal. Segmentation is performed in three steps: (a) partial delineation of the anatomic structure is obtained by ..
  72. pmc Pneumorrhachis of the entire spinal canal
    M F Oertel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, School of Medicine, Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:1036. 2005
  73. ncbi Multiple neurenteric cysts in the posterior fossa and cervical spinal canal--case report
    Hirofumi Oyama
    Department of Neurosurgery, Chukyo Hospital, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 44:146-9. 2004
    A 46-year-old woman presented with multiple neurenteric cysts in the posterior fossa and spinal canal. Neuroimaging demonstrated neurenteric cysts in the interspace between the left cerebellar hemisphere and vermis, the lateral side of ..
  74. ncbi The influence of pulse and respiration on spinal cerebrospinal fluid pulsation
    Sigrid Friese
    Department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany
    Invest Radiol 39:120-30. 2004
    ..The aim of the study is to elucidate the location and amount of spinal cerebrospinal fluid pulsations and to differentiate and quantify the cardiac and the respiratory influence...
  75. ncbi The effect of body position and axial load on spinal canal morphology: an MRI study of central spinal stenosis
    Rasmus Madsen
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, Part of Clinical Locomotion Science, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:61-7. 2008
    ..A method comparison study...
  76. ncbi Anatomic changes of the spinal canal and intervertebral foramen associated with flexion-extension movement
    A Inufusa
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:2412-20. 1996
    STUDY DESIGN: A cadaveric study was done to analyze the dimensional changes in the spinal canal and intervertebral foramen of the lumber spine with flexion and extension movements...
  77. ncbi Comparison of the effect of 3 different approaches to the lumbar spinal canal on postoperative paraspinal muscle damage
    Kyongsong Kim
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kushiro Rosai Hospital, Hokkaido 085 8533, Japan
    Surg Neurol 69:109-13; discussion 113. 2008
    ..To assess the effect of 3 different surgical approaches on paraspinal muscle atrophy in patients undergoing lumbar back surgery, we compared their pre- and postoperative CT scans and their serum Hb, CRP, and CPK levels...
  78. ncbi The optimal radiologic method for assessing spinal canal compromise and cord compression in patients with cervical spinal cord injury. Part I: An evidence-based analysis of the published literature
    S C Rao
    Division of Neurosurgery and Spinal Program, University of Toronto, Toronto Hospital Western Division, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:598-604. 1999
    STUDY DESIGN: An evidence-based analysis of published radiologic criteria for assessing spinal canal compromise and cord compression in patients with acute cervical spinal cord injury...
  79. ncbi The cross-sectional area of the cervical spinal canal in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy. Correlation of preoperative and postoperative area with clinical symptoms
    C Hamburger
    Department of Neurosurgery, Grosshadern University Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:1990-4; discussion 1995. 1997
    ..patients undergoing surgery for cervical spinal myelopathy depends on the transsectional area of the cervical spinal canal. METHODS: Forty-five patients underwent surgery using different techniques to enlarge the width of the spinal ..
  80. ncbi The Torg--Pavlov ratio in cervical spondylotic myelopathy: a comparative study between patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy and a nonspondylotic, nonmyelopathic population
    W M Yue
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:1760-4. 2001
    ..SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: Patients with congenital cervical spinal canal stenosis are more likely to develop cervical spondylotic myelopathy...
  81. ncbi Morphologic analysis of the cervical spinal cord, dural tube, and spinal canal by magnetic resonance imaging in normal adults and patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy
    Y Okada
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Tokushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 19:2331-5. 1994
    STUDY DESIGN. Transverse areas of the spinal canal, the dural tube and the spinal cord of the cervical spine of normal adults and patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) were analyzed by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  82. ncbi Roentgenographic evaluation of ossification and calcification of the lumbar spinal canal after intradiscal betamethasone injection
    S Ito
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tohkai Spine Center, Gifu Prefectural Tajimi Hospital, Gifu, Japan
    J Spinal Disord 14:434-8. 2001
    There have been reports of lumbar spinal canal ossification and calcification after triamcinolone intradiscal injection therapy...
  83. ncbi Hydrodynamic modeling of cerebrospinal fluid motion within the spinal cavity
    F Loth
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607, USA
    J Biomech Eng 123:71-9. 2001
    ..In the present work, a geometric and hydrodynamic characterization of an anatomically relevant spinal canal model is presented...
  84. ncbi MR measurement of cerebrospinal fluid velocity wave speed in the spinal canal
    Wojciech Kalata
    Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60607 7022, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 56:1765-8. 2009
    Noninvasive measurement of the speed with which the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) velocity wave travels through the spinal canal is of interest as a potential indicator of CSF system pressure and compliance, both of which may play a role in ..
  85. ncbi Epidural puncture can be confirmed by the Queckenstedt-test procedure in patients with cervical spinal canal stenosis
    T Yokoyama
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Kochi Medical School, Nankoku, Japan
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 52:256-61. 2008
    ..Thus, in this study, we examined the effect of spinal stenosis on the Queckenstedt-test procedure...
  86. ncbi Surgical approaches: postoperative care and complications "posterolateral-far lateral transcondylar approach to the ventral foramen magnum and upper cervical spinal canal"
    Arnold H Menezes
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, 1824 JPP, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 24:1203-7. 2008
    Lesions that affect the lower clivus, foramen magnum, the craniocervical junction, and the upper cervical spinal canal that are anterolateral and at times intradural require access ventral to the cerebellum and spinal cord...
  87. ncbi Ultrasonographic determination of neonatal spinal canal depth
    O J Arthurs
    Department of Radiology, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 93:F451-4. 2008
    To determine by ultrasound (US) the spinal canal depth (SCD) in neonates and subsequently establish a nomogram and simple formula for calculating this distance.
  88. ncbi Heat distribution in the spinal canal during radiofrequency ablation for vertebral lesions: study in swine
    Akira Adachi
    Department of Pathophysiological and Therapeutic Science, Division of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, 36 1 Nishicho, Yonago, Tottori 683 8504, Japan
    Radiology 247:374-80. 2008
    ..To prospectively evaluate the safety of radiofrequency (RF) ablation for vertebral lesions by monitoring the temperature in swine vertebral models with and without a cortical bone defect...
  89. ncbi A case of multiple schwannomas of the trigeminal nerves, acoustic nerves, lower cranial nerves, brachial plexuses and spinal canal: schwannomatosis or neurofibromatosis?
    Jung Yong Ahn
    Department of Neurosurgery, Pundang CHA Hospital, Pochon CHA University, Sungnam, 463 070, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 43:109-13. 2002
    ..Following is this patient case report of multiple schwannomas presenting with no skin manifestations of neurofibromatosis...
  90. ncbi Clinical implications of epidural fat in the spinal canal. A scanning electron microscopic study
    M A Reina
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital Universitario Madrid Montepríncipe, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad San Pablo CEU, Madrid, Spain
    Acta Anaesthesiol Belg 60:7-17. 2009
    ..This review of articles summarizes recent developments in relation to fat located in the epidural space and also in dural sleeves of spinal nerve roots in order to improve our understanding of the clinical effects of the epidural blockade...
  91. ncbi Epidural emphysema associated with primary spontaneous pneumothorax
    O K Aribas
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Selcuk, Konya, Turkey
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 20:645-6. 2001
    ..tomography demonstrated pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema with multiple air bubbles within the spinal canal between the levels Th3 and Th11. Resection of bullae on the upper lobe and partial pleurectomy were performed...
  92. ncbi Preoperative spinal canal investigation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis curves > or = 70 degrees
    L G Lenke
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 19:1606-10. 1994
    ..The potential for intraspinal pathology to cause scoliosis is well accepted. The incidence of spinal canal abnormalities in congenital or atypical scoliosis may be as high as 30-60%...
  93. ncbi Unrecognized pneumothorax as a cause of intraspinal air
    C Khodadadyan
    Department of Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, Free University of Berlin, Rudolf Virchow Medical Center, Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 20:838-40. 1995
    ..Also, whenever intraspinal air is found in the diagnostic course of a traumatized patient, a hidden pneumothorax should be suspected and ruled out...
  94. ncbi Morphometric study of the lumbar spinal canal in the Korean population
    H M Lee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 20:1679-84. 1995
    STUDY DESIGN. The anatomic dimensions of the vertebral body and spinal canal of the lumbar spine were analyzed in Koreans. OBJECTIVES...
  95. ncbi Compressive myelopathy presenting as cervical cord neurapraxia: a differential diagnosis of TIA
    Thomas Cochrane
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurology 65:1140-1. 2005
  96. ncbi Ependymal cyst in the lumbar spine associated with cauda equina compression
    Minori Kato
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Clin Neurosci 15:827-30. 2008
    ..The cyst was successfully treated by excision of the cyst during careful intraoperative monitoring to prevent neurological damage to the conus medullaris and cauda equina...
  97. ncbi The phenomenon and efficiency of ligamentotaxis after dorsal stabilization of thoracolumbar burst fractures
    L A Mueller
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Erlangen, Rathsberger Str 57, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 126:364-8. 2006
    ..burst fractures of the thoracolumbar spine and with a fractured posterior vertebral surface dislocated into the spinal canal without neurological symptoms were treated with the AO internal fixator...
  98. pmc Lumbar disk herniation with contralateral symptoms
    Hasan Kamil Sucu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Izmir Ataturk Research and Training Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
    Eur Spine J 15:570-4. 2006
    ..When operation is considered, intervention only from the herniation side is sufficient. It is probable that traction rather than direct compression is responsible from the emergence of contralateral symptoms...
  99. ncbi Pencil is mightier than the sword!
    R Ramaswamy
    Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
    Pediatr Neurosurg 42:168-70. 2006
    ..A pencil causing penetrating injury involving the spinal cord is very rare. We present the case of a young boy who accidentally suffered a penetrating injury involving the spinal cord from a pencil in his coat pocket...
  100. ncbi Spinal metastasis from cranial meningeal hemangiopericytomas
    J K Lee
    Department of Neurosurgery, Chonnam National University Hospital and Medical School, Gwangju, Korea
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 148:787-90. 2006
    ..Because of the long latency period, aggressive spinal surveillance should be advocated along with repeated bone scintigraphy and MRI...
  101. ncbi Spinal compression due to ossified yellow ligament: a short series of 5 patients and literature review
    Sandeep Mohindra
    Department of Neurosurgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160012 India
    Surg Neurol 65:377-84, discussion 384. 2006
    ..Ossification of ligamentum flavum in the thoracic region causing compressive myelopathy among middle-aged patients is a poorly described entity...

Research Grants24

  1. Spinal abnormalities in neurofibomatosis type 1
    David H Viskochil; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It tests the hypothesis that there are quantitative differences in vertebral scalloping and spinal canal and vertebral body cross-sectional areas when there is an associated additional dystrophic abnormality, and ..
  2. Identification and Characterization of New Genes Required for Cilia Motility
    Jennifer R Panizzi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These embryos are characterized by a curved body axis, immotile cilia in the nose, kidneys, spinal canal, and develop kidney cysts within 3 days post-fertilization...
  3. Cervical spinal injury and demyelination in aged rats
    Michael S Beattie; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, aging is associated with spondylosis and narrowing of the cervical spinal canal. The resultant chronic compression is thought to be associated with slow neurodegenerative changes including ..
  4. Clinical Utility of MR based Hydrodynamic Parameters in Chiari Malformation
    Francis Loth; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The goal of the proposed study is to assess the utility of novel, MR-based hydrodynamic measures of spinal canal resistance and compliance by showing difference: (1) between adult patients diagnosed with Chiari Malformation (..
  5. Development and Early Clinical Evaluation of Noninvasive MRI Measurement of ICP
    Noam Alperin; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..problem, Chiari Malformations (CM) (associated with downward displacement of the cerebellar tonsils into the spinal canal). Some evidence suggests that ICC plays an important role in the pathophysiology of this disorder...
  6. Novel Analytical Tools for 3 Dimensional Imaging Studies on Spinal Manipulation
    Nozomu Inoue; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A new method for 3D foramen and spinal canal analysis will be developed using a CT/MR combined 3D model...
  7. Complications of Surgery for Spinal Stenosis: A Clinical Prediction Rule
    Richard A Deyo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Spinal stenosis is narrowing of the spinal canal leading to compression of nerve roots...
  8. Prevention of Neck Injuries in Older Adults During Rear Motor Vehicle Collsions
    PAUL IVANCIC; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..During the RMVCs, ligament strains, spinal canal and intervertebral foramen narrowing, and vertebral artery elongation (potential injuries to neural and ..
  9. Massage Therapy Effects on Cerebrospinal Fluid Neurochemistry
    Thomas Geracioti; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will continuously obtain small quantities of spinal canal CSF for 6 hours from a thin, flexible, indwelling catheter before, during, and after volunteers with anxiety ..
  10. AGING AND FUNCTIONAL OUTCOME AFTER SURGERY FOR SDM
    Neil Oldridge; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..and regional trends for the three major surgical procedures for SDM, exploration and decompression of the spinal canal structures, excision or destruction of intervertebral disc and spinal fusion, with respect to patient and ..
  11. OCT-Guided Interventions for Pain Management
    Cha Min Tang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..provided by applicant): [unreadable] The spinal epidural space is a poorly accessible site within the bony spinal canal where therapeutic interventions that affect millions of Americans are carried out each year...
  12. OPTIMIZING FIXATION TECHNIQUES FOR BURST FRACTURES
    Manohar Panjabi; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..There are two aspects of these devices that are clinically important: reduction of spinal canal and intervertebral foramen encroachments and stabilization of the fractured spine...
  13. MICROSTIMULATION OF THE LUMBOSACRAL SPINAL CORD--CHRONI
    Douglas McCreery; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..wire system causes excessive mechanical damage during movement of the spinal cord within the spinal canal and must be improved...
  14. NEUROPHYSIOLOGY OF THE LUMBAR DISC AND ADJACENT TISSUE
    John Cavanaugh; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..responses and release of algesic and neurotoxic chemicals that influence the activity of nerve cells within the spinal canal. It is hypothesized that the effects on nerve endings in disc and adjacent tissue lead to low back pain, while ..
  15. Novel Brachytherapy Plaque for Dural Irradiation
    John Munro; Fiscal Year: 2001
    Chordomas and chondrosarcomas of the spine commonly extend into the spinal canal and impinge on the dura and cord. During resection, the lesion is peeled from the dura, resulting in positive margins...
  16. CERVICAL SPINE INJURIES IN FRONT, REAR AND SIDE IMPACTS
    Manohar Panjabi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  17. Noninvasive Measurements of Intracranial Pressure
    Noam Alperin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..3. Quantify and demonstrate improved reproducibility of the volumetric flow rates and the resulting ICP values. ..
  18. Paraspinal Denervation in Low Back Pain
    Andrew J Haig; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Hypotheses: 1. The presence and severity of neurogenic claudication relate to both MRI spinal canal geometry and electrodiagnostic abnormalities. 2...
  19. Treating CNS malignancies with 131-I-8H9
    Kim Kramer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Modeling, Monitoring and Control of Hydrocephalus
    ANDREAS LINNINGER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. 131-1 3F8 FOR LEPTOMENINGEAL CANCERS
    Kim Kramer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This study will be the basis for other regional therapies using radiolabeled-antibodies targeting tumor associated antigens for other CNS malignancies. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. PARASPINAL MUSCLE DENERVATION AND SYMPTOMS IN LUMBAR SS
    Andrew Haig; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Although stenosis causes neurogenic claudication, spinal canal size does not accurately predict the severity of symptoms...
  23. Z Joint Changes in Low Back Pain Following Adjusting
    Gregory Cramer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results of this study will be used to increase understanding of the mechanism of action of lumbar side posture adjusting and side-posture positioning in acute LBP patients. ..