Association between facet joint orientation/tropism and lumbar intervertebral disc degeneration.


Ekşi M. Ş. , Özcan-Ekşi E. E. , Orhun Ö., Huet S. E. , Turgut V. U. , Pamir M. N.

British journal of neurosurgery, pp.1-8, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
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  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/02688697.2020.1864289
  • Title of Journal : British journal of neurosurgery
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-8
  • Keywords: lumbar, facet joint, orientation, obesity, degenerative spine

Abstract

Background: The aim of this study was to understand how facet joint orientation (FJO) and facet joint tropism (FJT) affected severe intervertebral disc degeneration (IVDD) process at lower lumbar levels in patients with LBP.