- Disc arthroplasty design influences intervertebral kinematics and facet forces
Marc Antoine Rousseau
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Spine J 6:258-66. 2006
..Consequently, beneficial or adverse effects of this procedure may not be fully realized, and data for kinematic optimization are unavailable...
- Electrophysiologic changes in dorsal root ganglion neurons and behavioral changes in a lumbar radiculopathy model
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Sapporo Medical University, Sapporo, Japan
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E65-72. 2007
..The DRG neuron was electrophysiologically investigated using a rat model with constriction of the proximal site of the DRG...
- Correcting abnormal flexion-relaxation in chronic lumbar pain: responsiveness to a new biofeedback training protocol
PRIDE Research Foundation, Dallas, TX, USA
Clin J Pain 26:403-9. 2010
- Pain and motor control of the lumbopelvic region: effect and possible mechanisms
Paul W Hodges
Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
J Electromyogr Kinesiol 13:361-70. 2003
..A new hypothesis is presented regarding the outcome from differential effects of pain on the elements of the motor system. Taken together these data argue for strategies of prevention and rehabilitation of LBP...
- Classification of sagittal thoraco-lumbo-pelvic alignment of the adolescent spine in standing and its relationship to low back pain
School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2101-7. 2008
..A prospective study of the sagittal standing posture of 766 adolescents...
- Analysis of lumbar spine and hip motion during forward bending in subjects with and without a history of low back pain
M A Esola
Physical Therapy and Sport Services, Moorestown, New Jersey, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:71-8. 1996
..It may be desirable to teach patients with a history of low back pain to use more hip motion during early forward bending, and hamstring stretching may be helpful for encouraging earlier hip motion...
- Revision strategies for single- and two-level total disc arthroplasty procedures: a biomechanical perspective
Bryan W Cunningham
Orthopaedic Spinal Research laboratory, St Joseph Medical Center, Towson, MD 21204, USA
Spine J 9:735-43. 2009
- Transfer of loads between lumbar tissues during the flexion-relaxation phenomenon
S M McGill
Department of Kinesiology, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 19:2190-6. 1994
..Loading of the interspinous and supraspinous ligaments, in particular, was high relative to their failure tolerance...
- Myxopapillary ependymoma of lumbosacral region with metastasis to both cerebellopontine angles: report of a rare case
A R Mridha
Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Childs Nerv Syst 23:1209-13. 2007
..To the best of our knowledge, this is the youngest patient of metastatic myxopapillary ependymoma...
- Voluntary and reflex control of human back muscles during induced pain
Division of Neuroscience, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
J Physiol 520:591-604. 1999
..A short-latency reciprocal inhibition exists between the right and left human ES. 5. It is concluded that deep back pain does not influence the stretch reflexes in the back muscles but modulates the voluntary activation of these muscles...
- Long-term locomotor training up-regulates TrkB(FL) receptor-like proteins, brain-derived neurotrophic factor, and neurotrophin 4 with different topographies of expression in oligodendroglia and neurons in the spinal cord
Department of Neurophysiology, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences, 3 Pasteur St 02 093 Warsaw, Poland
Exp Neurol 176:289-307. 2002
..Oligodendrocytes of the spinal gray matter were particularly responsive to exercise, pointing to their involvement in activity-driven cross talk between neurons and glia...
- Laparoscopic repair of acquired lumbar hernia
Celal Bayar University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of General Surgery, Manisa, Turkey
Surg Endosc 17:1494. 2003
..We present two cases of laparoscopically repaired acquired lumbar hernias...
- MR evaluation of dural ectasia in Marfan syndrome: reassessment of the established criteria in children, adolescents, and young adults
Christian R Habermann
Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
Radiology 234:535-41. 2005
..To retrospectively evaluate known criteria for assessment of dural ectasia by using magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in children, adolescents, and young adults with and those without Marfan syndrome...
- The dynamic flexion/extension properties of the lumbar spine in vitro using a novel pendulum system
Joseph J Crisco
Bioengineering Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics, Brown Medical School Rhode Island Hospital, 1 Hoppin Street, CORO West, Suite 404, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Biomech 40:2767-73. 2007
..It is capable of applying physiologic compressive loads at dynamic rates without constraining the kinematics of the joints, crucial requirements for testing FSUs in vitro...
- Bladder and urethral pressures evoked by microstimulation of the sacral spinal cord in cats
W M Grill
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Applied Neural Control Laboratory, C B Bolton Building, Room 3480, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 4912, USA
Brain Res 836:19-30. 1999
- Spatial segregation within the sacral parasympathetic nucleus of neurons innervating the bladder or the penis of the rat as revealed by three-dimensional reconstruction
Analyse et Modélisation en Imagerie Biologique, I N R A Jeune Equipe 1060 77, 78352 Jouy en Josas, France
Neuroscience 115:97-109. 2002
..These results support the hypothesis of a viscerotopic organization of sacral neurons providing the spinal control of pelvic organs...
- Response of the ligamentous lumbar spine to cyclic bending loads
V K Goel
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Iowa, Iowa City
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 13:294-300. 1988
..The presence of bending moments and axial twist along with axial compressive load may accelerate the unstable processes leading to low back pain...
- NMDA receptors in primary afferents require phosphorylation by Src family kinases to induce substance P release in the rat spinal cord
Center for Neurobiology of Stress, CURE Digestive Diseases Research Center, Division of Digestive Diseases, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Neuroscience 166:924-34. 2010
..These results show that tyrosine-phosphorylation of these NMDA receptors is regulated by the opposite actions of Src family kinases and protein tyrosine phosphatases, and is required to induce substance P release...
- Simulated-physiological loading conditions preserve biological and mechanical properties of caprine lumbar intervertebral discs in ex vivo culture
Cornelis P L Paul
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
PLoS ONE 7:e33147. 2012
..The characterization of caprine IVD response to culture in the LDCS under SPL conditions paves the way for controlled analysis of degeneration- and regeneration-associated processes in the future...
- Differential effect of glutamate receptor blockade on dendritic outgrowth in chicken lumbar motoneurons
Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
Neuropharmacology 58:593-604. 2010
- Localization of L-type calcium channel Ca(V)1.3 in cat lumbar spinal cord--with emphasis on motoneurons
Department of Medical Physiology, The Panum Institute, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, DK 2200 Copenhagen, Denmark
Neurosci Lett 407:42-7. 2006
..These results in the cat spinal cord show some differences from studies in mouse and turtle motoneurons where the immunoreactivity against this channel was mainly localized to the dendrites...
- Lumbar discography
University of Newcastle Callahan, Australia
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:402-4. 1996
..Dr. Modic feels strongly that the test has no proven efficacy in improving patient outcomes, and feels, in fact, that it leads to inappropriate surgery...
- Differentiation between lumbosacral transitional vertebrae, pseudolumbarisation, and lumbosacral osteophyte formation in ventrodorsal radiographs of the canine pelvis
Institute of Anatomy, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria
Vet J 165:36-42. 2003
- Lumbosacral transitional vertebrae in dogs: classification, prevalence, and association with sacroiliac morphology
Section of Neurology, Department of Small Animal Clinics, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 260, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
Vet Radiol Ultrasound 47:32-8. 2006
..The resulting formative stimulus on the vertebral ossification centers, sagittally still separated, causes the various morphologies seen in LTV including the asymmetric variations...
- Endoscopic lumbar sympathectomy following thoracic sympathectomy in patients with palmoplantar hyperhidrosis
Department of Surgery, Landeskrankenhaus Gmunden, Miller von Aichholzstrasse 49, 4810, Gmunden, Austria
World J Surg 35:49-53. 2011
..Especially the occurrence of unwanted side effects associated with sequential ETS and ELS has not been examined sufficiently...
- Structural and physiological properties of connections between individual reticulospinal axons and lumbar motoneurons of the frog
A E Dityatev
Department of Physiology, University of Bern, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland
J Comp Neurol 430:433-47. 2001
- The diameter of the vertebral canal in dogs in cases of lumbosacral transitional vertebrae or numerical vertebral variations
Muskuloskeletal Research Group, Institute of Anatomy, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Veterinarplatz 1, 1210 Vienna, Austria
Anat Embryol (Berl) 205:125-33. 2002
..When using S1 or the transitional vertebra as the landmark for determination of the appropriate site for subarachnoid cannulation, this site is expected to range within the same limits regardless of the vertebral formula...
- Surgical experience of 120 patients with lumbosacral lipomas
Department of Neurosurgery, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 143:857-64. 2001
..Concerning prophylactic surgery for asymptomatic patients, the former group of patients are obviously good candidates, but the latter group is not...
- Uterus-like mass of müllerian origin in the lumbosacral region causing cord tethering. Report of two cases
Mehar Chand Sharma
Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
J Neurosurg Spine 6:73-6. 2007
The presence of müllerian-origin tissue in the lumbosacral region is extremely uncommon. The authors report two cases of müllerian-origin tissue in that region...
- Strength and fatigue of lumbar extensor muscles in older adults
Devinder Kaur Ajit Singh
Faculty of Health Sciences, Jalan Raja Muda Aziz, National University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Muscle Nerve 44:74-9. 2011
..Loss of lumbar extensor muscle strength and fatigue resistance may contribute to functional disability...
- Transforaminal epidural steroid injections in lumbosacral radiculopathy: a prospective randomized study
Vijay B Vad
The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:11-6. 2002
..A prospective study randomized by patient choice from the private practice of a single physician affiliated with a major teaching hospital was conducted...
- Tuberculous osteomyelitis of the lumbosacral region: a spinal epidural abscess with presacral extension
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Gaziantep University, Turkey
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 124:346-8. 2004
Tuberculous osteomyelitis in the lumbosacral region is an uncommon occurrence, and its treatment is not well-defined in the literature, particularly when it is associated with abscess formation...
- Dynamic adjustments of walking behavior dependent on noxious input in experimental low back pain
Section of Physiotherapy Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bergen, Ulriksdal 8c, N 5009, Bergen, Norway
Pain 83:477-85. 1999
..It appears that this new method is suitable for detection of continuous subconscious changes of body accelerations during walking in relation to pain...
- Results after surgery for lumbosacral lipoma: the significance of early and late worsening
F van Calenbergh
Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Catholic University, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Childs Nerv Syst 15:439-42; discussion 443. 1999
..This can be interpreted as an argument against prophylactic surgery in asymptomatic patients...
- Movement system impairment-based categories for low back pain: stage 1 validation
Linda R Van Dillen
Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 33:126-42. 2003
..Cross-sectional study of patients with mechanical low back pain (MLBP)...
- Quantifying the lumbar flexion-relaxation phenomenon: theory, normative data, and clinical applications
PRIDE Research Foundation, Dallas, TX, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1435-46. 2003
- Altered lumbopelvic movement control but not generalized joint hypermobility is associated with increased injury in dancers. A prospective study
Nathalie Anne Roussel
Division of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, Department of Health Sciences, Artesis University College of Antwerp, Belgium
Man Ther 14:630-5. 2009
..Neither generalized joint hypermobility, evaluated with the Beighton score, nor a history of LBP was predictive of injuries. Further study of these interactions is required...
- Preganglionic approach to transforaminal epidural steroid injections
Henry L Lew
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 83:378. 2004
- Trunk muscle stabilization training plus general exercise versus general exercise only: randomized controlled trial of patients with recurrent low back pain
George A Koumantakis
School of Physical Therapy, Drosopoulou 6, Kypseli, Athens 112 57, Greece
Phys Ther 85:209-25. 2005
- Deep and superficial fibers of the lumbar multifidus muscle are differentially active during voluntary arm movements
G Lorimer Moseley
Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:E29-36. 2002
..A cross-sectional study was conducted...
- Activity- and target-dependent regulation of large-conductance Ca2+-activated K+ channels in developing chick lumbar motoneurons
Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204 5513, USA
J Neurosci 22:73-81. 2002
..Conversely, tetrodotoxin caused a decrease in K(Ca) expression in cultured E8 LMNs developing for 3 d in the presence of neurotrophic factors that promote neuronal survival in the absence of target tissues...
- Radiographic findings during recovery from discospondylitis
M H Shamir
Neurology Department, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
Vet Radiol Ultrasound 42:496-503. 2001
..This radiographic deterioration, despite successful antibiotic therapy, appeared shorter in young dogs (less than one year old) and lasted three to nine weeks in older dogs...
- A randomized controlled trial comparing 2 types of spinal manipulation and minimal conservative medical care for adults 55 years and older with subacute or chronic low back pain
Maria A Hondras
Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, Davenport, Iowa 52803, USA
J Manipulative Physiol Ther 32:330-43. 2009
..The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of 2 biomechanically distinct forms of SM and minimal conservative medical care (MCMC) for participants at least 55 years old with subacute or chronic nonradicular LBP...
- Trunk muscle recruitment patterns in patients with low back pain enhance the stability of the lumbar spine
Jaap H van Dieen
Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:834-41. 2003
..A comparative study of trunk muscle recruitment patterns in healthy control subjects and patients with chronic low back pain was conducted...
- Trunk control during standing reach: A dynamical system analysis of movement strategies in patients with mechanical low back pain
Sheri P Silfies
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
Gait Posture 29:370-6. 2009
- Dorsal root ganglia in the lumbosacral region observed from the axial views of MRI
Department of Orthopaedics, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 18:1753-6. 1993
A total number of 442 dorsal root ganglia (DRG) in the lumbosacral region of 104 patients were depicted from the axial views of MRI and their localities were classified as intraspinal, intraforaminal, or extraforaminal types...
- Intersegmental synchronization of spontaneous activity of dorsal horn neurons in the cat spinal cord
Department of Physiology, Biophysics and Neurosciences, Centro de Investigacion y Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Apartado Postal 14 740, Mexico, DF 07000, Mexico
Exp Brain Res 148:401-13. 2003
- Transforaminal epidural steroid injection for lumbosacral radiculopathy: preganglionic versus conventional approach
Joon Woo Lee
Department of Radiology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Gyeongi do, Korea
Korean J Radiol 7:139-44. 2006
- Evaluation of a physician education intervention to improve primary care for low-back pain. II. Impact on patients
Center for Health Studies, Seattle, Washington
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 16:1173-8. 1991
..Despite its apparent benefit to physicians, the intervention did not result in significant improvements in any patient outcomes, even for the subset of patients whose physicians had perceived the greatest benefit...
- The effect of modifying patient-preferred spinal movement and alignment during symptom testing in patients with low back pain: a preliminary report
Linda R Van Dillen
Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108 2212, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:313-22. 2003
..To examine the effect on symptoms of modifying patient-preferred movements and alignments of the lumbar spine during patient examination...
- Immediate effects of spinal manipulation on thermal pain sensitivity: an experimental study
Steven Z George
Department of Physical Therapy, Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies, PO Box 100154, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0154, USA
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:68. 2006
- True intraspinal neurenteric cyst in the lumbosacral region--case report
Department of Neurosurgery, Kagawa Rosai Hospital, Japan
Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 47:237-9. 2007
..Neurenteric cyst should be considered in the diagnosis of isolated cystic mass lesion at the lumbosacral region even in the absence of vertebral or visceral abnormality.
- The role of paraspinal muscle spindles in lumbosacral position sense in individuals with and without low back pain
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:989-94. 2000
..A two-group experimental design with repeated measures on one factor was used...
- Cystitis-induced upregulation of tyrosine kinase (TrkA, TrkB) receptor expression and phosphorylation in rat micturition pathways
Li Ya Qiao
Department of Neurology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA
J Comp Neurol 454:200-11. 2002
- Extraforaminal entrapment of the fifth lumbar spinal nerve by osteophytes of the lumbosacral spine: anatomic study and a report of four cases
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:E169-73. 2002
- Developmental characteristics of AMPA receptors in chick lumbar motoneurons
Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA
Dev Neurobiol 67:1419-32. 2007
..These findings raise the possibility that Ca2+ influx through Ca(2+)-permeable AMPA receptors plays an important role during early embryonic development in chick spinal motoneurons...
- Lumbar paraspinal muscle function, perception of lumbar position, and postural control in disc herniation-related back pain
Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:842-8. 2003
..A follow-up study evaluating postural control, lumbar movement perception, and paraspinal muscle reflexes in disc herniation-related chronic low back pain (LBP) before and after discectomy...
- Are lumbar repositioning errors larger among patients with chronic low back pain compared with asymptomatic subjects?
Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, University of Gavle, Gavle, Sweden
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1170-6. 2006
..To resolve the debate over whether lumbar repositioning acuity is reduced in patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP) by using a study design and methodology to minimize the effects of potential confounders...
- Intact carrageenan-induced thermal hyperalgesia in mice lacking inducible nitric oxide synthase
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Blalock 1415, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287 4965, USA
Neuroscience 120:847-54. 2003
..This suggests that iNOS may be sufficient, but not essential, for the late phase of the carrageenan-induced thermal hyperalgesia...
- Trunk stiffness increases with steady-state effort
M G Gardner-Morse
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405 0084, USA
J Biomech 34:457-63. 2001
..The measured increase in trunk stiffness probably results from increased muscle stiffness with increased muscle activation at higher steady-state efforts...
- Contemporary concepts in spine care. Epidural steroid injections
S M Weinstein
Puget Sound Sports and Spine Physicians, Washington, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 20:1842-6. 1995
- Core strengthening
Departmento fRehabilitation MEdicine, University of Colorado, Denver, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:S86-92. 2004
..The intent of this review is to describe the available literature on core strengthening using a theoretical framework...
- The effects of a 3-week use of lumbosacral orthoses on proprioception in the lumbar spine
Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 36:225-31. 2006
..Longitudinal, repeated-measures, factorial design. The trunk axial rotation repositioning error was the dependent variable, while the orthoses, test mode (passive versus active), and the testing session were the independent variables...
- Different effect of locomotor exercise on the homogenate concentration of amino acids and monoamines in the rostral and caudal lumbar segments of the spinal cord in the rat
Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland
Spinal Cord 45:140-8. 2007
..The effect of long-term (4 weeks) moderate locomotor exercise on segmental distribution of glutamate (Glu), aspartate, gamma-aminobutyric acid, glycine (Gly), serotonin and noradrenaline in the spinal cord of adult rats was investigated...
- A novel technique of lumbar hernia repair using bone anchor fixation
A M Carbonell
Department of General Surgery, Carolinas Laparoscopic and Advanced Surgery Program, Carolinas Medical Center, 1000 Blythe Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28203, USA
Hernia 9:22-5. 2005
..Suture bone anchors ensure secure fixation of the mesh to the iliac crest and may eliminate a common area of recurrence...
- Lumbosacral orthoses reduce trunk muscle activity in a postural control task
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208071, New Haven CT 06520 8071, USA
J Biomech 40:1731-6. 2007
..It was hypothesized that such a reduction in muscle co-contraction could benefit patients with low back pain, who exhibit elevated muscular activity during postural tasks such as walking, standing and sitting...
- Effect of wearing a lumbar orthosis on trunk muscles: study of the muscle strength after 21days of use on healthy subjects
Service de médecine physique et réadaptation, EA 3062, Université Jean Monnet, CHU Saint Etienne, Hopital Bellevue, 42055 Saint Etienne Cedex 2, France
Joint Bone Spine 75:58-63. 2008
..Randomized and controlled study of clinical evaluation of medical device in healthy subjects...
- Effectiveness of a lumbar belt in subacute low back pain: an open, multicentric, and randomized clinical study
Service de médecine physique et réadaptation, Université Jean Monnet, Hopital Bellevue, Saint Etienne, France
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:215-20. 2009
..Multicentric, randomized, and controlled study of clinical evaluation of medical device in subacute low back pain...
- Laparoscopic lumbar hernia repair
Atul K Madan
Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
Am Surg 72:318-21. 2006
..Herein, we describe two patients with lumbar hernias (one with a recurrent traumatic hernia and one with an incisional hernia). Both of these hernias were successfully repaired laparoscopically...
- Estrogen receptor expression in lumbosacral dorsal root ganglion cells innervating the female rat urinary bladder
Haley L Bennett
Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Sydney, Australia
Auton Neurosci 105:90-100. 2003
..The coexistence of ERalpha and ERbeta suggests a broad range of potential mechanisms by which estrogens may exert their genomic effects in this system...
- Horizontal sacrum as an indicator of a tethered spinal cord
R Shane Tubbs
Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
Pediatr Neurosurg 36:209-13. 2002
..We hypothesize that the LSA in this group of children is altered by a tethered spinal cord and that the horizontal nature of the sacrum may predate the clinically appreciable symptoms of a tethered spinal cord...
- Lumbosacral interspinous ligament rupture associated with acute intrinsic spinal muscle degeneration
J Randy Jinkins
Medical College of Pennsylvania Hahnemann, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
JBR-BTR 86:226-30. 2003
..To demonstrate lumbosacral interspinous ligament rupture, with or without related paraspinal muscle degeneration...
- Lumbar incisional hernias: diagnostic and management dilemma
Jihad R Salameh
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216, USA
JSLS 8:391-4. 2004
..They are bounded by the 12th rib, the iliac crest, the erector spinae, and the external oblique muscle. Most postoperative incisional hernias occur in nephrectomy or aortic aneurysm repair incisions...
- Laparoscopic management of inferior lumbar hernia (Petit triangle hernia)
Cemil Aslan Guder Sok Yilmaz 42 Ap, D 5 Gayrettepe, Istanbul, Turkey
Hernia 9:184-7. 2005
..Patients benefit from a minimally invasive approach with less pain, shortened hospital course, less analgesic requirements, better cosmetic result, and minimal life-style interference...
- Muscular dysfunction elicited by creep of lumbar viscoelastic tissue
Occupational Medicine Research Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
J Electromyogr Kinesiol 13:381-96. 2003
..It is suggested that a significant insight is gained as to the development and implications of a common idiopathic low back disorder as well as to the development of cumulative trauma disorders...
- Treatment of a case of subacute lumbar compartment syndrome using the Graston technique
Warren I Hammer
Cleveland Chiropractic College, National University of Health Sciences, USA
J Manipulative Physiol Ther 28:199-204. 2005
..To discuss subacute lumbar compartment syndrome and its treatment using a soft tissue mobilization technique...
- Laparoscopic surgery for treatment of incisional lumbar hernia
Section of Urology, ABC Medical School, Santo Andre, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Int Braz J Urol 31:309-14. 2005
..To present results obtained with laparoscopic correction of incisional lumbar hernia in patients with minimum follow-up of 1 year...
- Laparoscopic tension-free hernioplasty for lumbar hernia
Department of Surgery, Nanto General Hospital, 2007 5 Umeno, Fukumitsumachi, Nishitonamigun, Toyama 939 1724, Japan
Surg Endosc 17:1497. 2003
..This technique, which provides an excellent operative view, is safe, feasible, and minimally invasive. We conclude that laparoscopic tension-free repair should be the preferred option for the treatment of lumbar hernia...
- Changes in scoliotic curvature and lordotic angle during the early phase of degenerative lumbar scoliosis
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba City, Japan
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2268-73. 2002
..Longitudinal radiographic measurements of the lumbar alignment in clinical cases were performed...
- Ambulatory laparoscopic repair of inferior lumbar or Petit hernia: a case report
Department of General Surgery, Abdominal Wall and Laparoscopy Unit, JMa Morales Meseguer Hospital, 30500 Murcia, Spain
Surg Endosc 16:1107. 2002
..The laparoscopic approach enabled us to identify the whole of the lumbar area and effect a profound reconstruction on the same side as the defect...
- Use-dependent modulation of inhibitory capacity in the feline lumbar spinal cord
Niranjala J K Tillakaratne
Department of Physiological Science, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1761, USA
J Neurosci 22:3130-43. 2002
..This modulation is specific to the motor task that is performed repetitively and is closely linked to the ability of the animal to perform a specific motor task...
- 1987 Volvo award in basic science. The morphology of the lumbar erector spinae
J E Macintosh
Department of Anatomy, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 12:658-68. 1987
- Mechanisms of action of lumbar supports: a systematic review
M N van Poppel
Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine and Human Movement Sciences Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:2103-13. 2000
..A systematic review and meta-analysis of studies on the putative mechanisms of action of lumbar supports in lifting activities...
- Evidence of lumbar multifidus muscle wasting ipsilateral to symptoms in patients with acute/subacute low back pain
J A Hides
Department of Physiotherapy, Mater Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 19:165-72. 1994
..The fact that reduced CSA, i.e., wasting, was unilateral and isolated to one level suggests that the mechanism of wasting was not generalized disuse atrophy or spinal reflex inhibition.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
- Sensory-motor control of the lower back: implications for rehabilitation
G R Ebenbichler
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University Hospital of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:1889-98. 2001
..The impact of pain and muscle injury on the muscular support for the lumbar motion segment will be discussed along with the deficits in neuromuscular control in LBP patients with decreased segmental lumbar stability...
- Muscle fibre size and type distribution in thoracic and lumbar regions of erector spinae in healthy subjects without low back pain: normal values and sex differences
A F Mannion
Department of Anatomy, University of Bristol, UK
J Anat 190:505-13. 1997
- An unusual presentation of a lumbar hernia
Deptartment of Accident and Emergency, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, CM1 7BU, UK
Emerg Med J 19:460. 2002
- Classification by position of dorsal root ganglia in the lumbosacral region
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Japan Red Cross Medical Center, Tokyo
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 14:1261-4. 1989
..Although the proximally placed dorsal root ganglia may offer a locus minoris resistantiae for neural irritation and compression, its role for symptom production of radiculopathy should be further analyzed...
- Endoscopic extraperitoneal lumbar sympathectomy for plantar hyperhidrosis: case report
M Y Tseng
Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Medical School and Hospital, National Taiwan University, 7 Chung-Shan South Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
J Clin Neurosci 8:555-6. 2001
..During the follow up period, both feet were warm and dry, although only the right side lumbar sympathectomy had been performed. The outcome appeared to be compatible with that of an open procedure but with minimal invasiveness...
- The use of a lumbar spine manipulation technique by physical therapists in patients who satisfy a clinical prediction rule: a case series
Joshua A Cleland
Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH 03301, USA
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 36:209-14. 2006
..A case series of patients with low back pain (LBP) who satisfy a clinical prediction rule (CPR)...
- Lumbar spine stability can be augmented with an abdominal belt and/or increased intra-abdominal pressure
Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208071, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
Eur Spine J 8:388-95. 1999
..However, the benefits of the belt must be interpreted with caution in the context of the decreased activation of a few trunk extensor muscles...
- Sitting with adjustable ischial and back supports: biomechanical changes
Sensory Motor Performance Program, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1113-21; discussion 1121-2. 2003
- Region-specific changes in the phosphorylation of ERK1/2 and ERK5 in rat micturition pathways following cyclophosphamide-induced cystitis
Li Ya Qiao
Department of Physiology, Box 980551, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0551, USA
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 292:R1368-75. 2007
- Passive stiffness of the lumbar torso in flexion, extension, lateral bending, and axial rotation. Effect of belt wearing and breath holding
Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 19:696-704. 1994
- Changes in galanin immunoreactivity in rat lumbosacral spinal cord and dorsal root ganglia after spinal cord injury
Department of Neurology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA
J Comp Neurol 475:590-603. 2004
..Changes in galanin expression in micturition pathways after SCI may be mediated by changing neurotrophic factor expression, particularly BDNF. These changes may contribute to urinary bladder dysfunction after SCI...
- Effect of paraspinal muscle vibration on position sense of the lumbosacral spine
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:1328-31. 1999
..A two-group experimental design with repeated measures on one factor was used...
- General principles of diagnostic testing as related to painful lumbar spine disorders: a critical appraisal of current diagnostic techniques
Joel S Saal
SOAR, Physiatry Medical Group, Redwood City, California 94063, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2538-45; discussion 2546. 2002
..The literature on diagnostic tests available to the spine clinician for the evaluation of chronic low back pain was reviewed...
- Repositioning error in low back pain. Comparing trunk repositioning error in subjects with chronic low back pain and control subjects
Sports Medicine Center, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:245-50. 2000
..Further studies analyzing aspects of proprioception in subjects with low back pain are recommended...
- Evaluation of specific stabilizing exercise in the treatment of chronic low back pain with radiologic diagnosis of spondylolysis or spondylolisthesis
G D Phyty
School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:2959-67. 1997
..SUMMARY: A "specific exercise" treatment approach appears more effective than other commonly prescribed conservative treatment programs in patients with chronically symptomatic spondylolysis or spondylolisthesis...
- Decrease in trunk muscular response to perturbation with preactivation of lumbar spinal musculature
I A Stokes
Departments of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, and Medical Biostatistics, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:1957-64. 2000
..CONCLUSIONS: Findings are consistent with the hypothesis that the spine can be stabilized by the stiffness of activated muscles, obviating the need for active muscle responses to perturbations...
- Immunoreactivities of amyloid beta peptide((1-42)) and total tau protein in lumbar cerebrospinal fluid of patients with normal pressure hydrocephalus
Department of Neurology, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
J Neural Transm 111:273-80. 2004
..92% of AD and VD samples were within the AD and non-AD area, respectively. We conclude that combined measurement of Abeta42-IR and TTIR contributes to the differential diagnosis of NPH vs. AD and of AD vs. VD, respectively...