Kinematic analysis of the relationship between the grade of disc degeneration and motion unit of the cervical spine

Miyazaki M., Hong S. W. , Yoon S. H. , Zou J., Tow B., ALANAY A. , ...More

SPINE, vol.33, no.2, pp.187-193, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/brs.0b013e3181604501
  • Title of Journal : SPINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.187-193
  • Keywords: kinematic analysis, disc degeneration, cervical spine, intervertebral disc, kinetic magnetic resonance imaging, INTERVERTEBRAL DISC, FLEXION EXTENSION, POSTURAL CHANGES, INSTABILITY, RADIOGRAPHS, MRI, AGREEMENT, HEIGHT, FUSION, STRAIN


Study Design. Kinetic MRIs of cervical spines were obtained and analyzed according to the amount of motion and the degenerative grade of the intervertebral disc.