spinal canal

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Synonyms for spinal canal

the canal in successive vertebrae through which the spinal cord passes

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These tubes were then left in place for 72 hours as drains along all aspects of the spinal canal.
5) They arise from the ependymal glial cells and typically present as intradural/extra medullary lesions involving the lumbar and sacral spinal canal.
19) Interpars measurements of 30 complete lumbar spines (150 vertebrae) were provided, as well as the maximum axial widths of the spinal canal at each lumbar level for each specimen.
The procedure requires removal of the lamina or the roof of the spinal canal.
Normally, the conus of the spinal cord ascends in the spinal canal during fetal growth, as the vertebral column grows disproportionately in length.
He was operated on the next day after being diagnosed with cauda equina syndrome (CES), a condition which affects the nerve roots of the spinal canal.
We need to repair the spinal canal first to stop it reoccurring.
Chanping said that if they cut it off, it will simply grow again and so they need to repair the spinal canal first to stop it reoccurring.
Amjad Shad, a neuro surgeon at the BMI Meriden Hospital in Coventry, fitted a new titanium device called a 'coflex' to hold the spinal canal open.
The only proven risk factor for developing CSM is a congenitally narrow spinal canal.
LSS refers to any narrowing in or around the spinal canal and the associated impingement on nerve root(s), which can result from either primary or secondary etiologies.
It was there that the Ysgol Croes Atti pupil was diagnosed with rare Arnold-Chiari malformation - a serious neurological condition where hind brain fluid leaks into the spinal canal.
Significant spinal canal stenosis at L4/5 level was seen due to a degenerative posterior disc bulge as well as a 2 x 1 x 1 cm size well capsulated, well defined lesion seeming to arise fromthe ligamentum flavum contributing to the canal narrowing.
CT myelography and MR imaging of extramedullary cysts of the spinal canal in adult and pediatric patients.
The clinical syndrome of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) requires both the appropriate clinical picture and the radiographic finding of lumbar spinal canal narrowing on cross-sectional imaging.