Neurovascular structures adjacent to the lumbar intervertebral discs: an anatomical study of their morphometry and relationships.

By London Spine

Neurovascular structures adjacent to the lumbar intervertebral discs: an anatomical study of their morphometry and relationships.

J Neurosurg Spine. 2011 May;14(5):630-8

Authors: Arslan M, Cömert A, Açar H?, Özdemir M, Elhan A, Tekdemir ?, Tubbs RS, Attar A, U?ur HÇ

Although infrequent, injury to adjacent neurovascular structures during posterior approaches to lumbar intervertebral discs can occur. A detailed anatomical knowledge of relationships may decrease surgical complications.

PMID: 21332275 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]