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Metric analysis of the lumbar region of human vertebral column

M. Ł. Gleinert-Rożek, A. Kosiński, A. Kaczyńska, M. Zajączkowski, W. Kuta, R. Kamiński, G. Piwko
DOI: 10.5603/FM.a2020.0008
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Pubmed: 32020579

open access

Ahead of Print
REVIEW ARTICLES
Published online: 2020-01-27
Submitted: 2019-09-02
Accepted: 2019-11-21

Abstract

Detailed measurement of lumbar spine, despite the many years of study, still provides new information, especially due to low back pain, which is increasing and unresolved worldwide health problem. This review includes historical background and evolution of measurement methods. The paper also focused on searching optimal animal model of lumbar spine and summarizes current knowledge and essential tips. In addition, practical application of lumbar metric analysis was presented. This summary is a starting point for further consideration.

Abstract

Detailed measurement of lumbar spine, despite the many years of study, still provides new information, especially due to low back pain, which is increasing and unresolved worldwide health problem. This review includes historical background and evolution of measurement methods. The paper also focused on searching optimal animal model of lumbar spine and summarizes current knowledge and essential tips. In addition, practical application of lumbar metric analysis was presented. This summary is a starting point for further consideration.

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Keywords

anatomy, anthropology, morphometry, lumbar spine, low back pain, animal models, comparative anatomy

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Title

Metric analysis of the lumbar region of human vertebral column

Journal

Folia Morphologica

Issue

Ahead of Print

Published online

2020-01-27

DOI

10.5603/FM.a2020.0008

Pubmed

32020579

Keywords

anatomy
anthropology
morphometry
lumbar spine
low back pain
animal models
comparative anatomy

Authors

M. Ł. Gleinert-Rożek
A. Kosiński
A. Kaczyńska
M. Zajączkowski
W. Kuta
R. Kamiński
G. Piwko

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