Are Spinal or Paraspinal Anatomic Markers Helpful for Vertebra Numbering and Diagnosing Lumbosacral. Transitional. Vertebrae?


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TOKGÖZ N., UÇAR M., Erdogan A. B. , Kilic K., Ozcan C.

KOREAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, vol.15, no.2, pp.258-266, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.3348/kjr.2014.15.2.258
  • Journal Name: KOREAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.258-266
  • Keywords: Spine, Lumbosacral vertebrae, Transitional vertebrae, MRI, AORTIC BIFURCATION, LUMBAR VERTEBRAE, SEGMENTS, MRI, IDENTIFICATION, VERIFICATION

Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the value of spinal and paraspinal anatomic markers in both the diagnosis of lumbosacral transitional vertebrae (LSTVs) and identification of vertebral levels on lumbar MRI.