• cauda
  • Most common causes include iatrogenic lumbar punctures, burst fractures resulting in posterior migration of fragments of the vertebral body, severe disc herniations, spinal anaesthesia involving trauma from catheters and high local anaesthetic concentrations around the cauda equina, penetrating trauma such as knife wounds or ballistic trauma. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2001
  • According to a World Health Organization census in 2001, most patients who had undergone a lumbar laminectomy recovered normal function within one year of their operation. (wikipedia.org)
  • spinous
  • The reason it is referred to as kissing spine is because the posterior spinous processes 'kiss' and touch one another as the individual goes into lumbar extension, for example when flat on their stomach. (wikipedia.org)
  • The salient feature of the disorder is the exuberant osteophytosis that occurs at posterior lumbar spinous processes. (wikipedia.org)
  • sacrum
  • In tetrapod anatomy, lumbar is an adjective that means of or pertaining to the abdominal segment of the torso, between the diaphragm and the sacrum. (wikipedia.org)
  • This stress fracture most commonly occurs where the concave lumbar spine transitions to the convex sacrum (L5-S1). (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients
  • Eighty-nine percent of our patients have had pain reduction with a laminectomy with an average pain reduction from 7/10 pre-op to 3/10 post-op. (marinaspinecenter.com)
  • Patients who have undergone one or more operations on the lumbar spine, and continue to experience and report pain afterward can be divided into two groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • demonstrate that 40-61% of post-lumbar fusion patients were symptomatic for SI joint dysfunction based on diagnostic blocks. (wikipedia.org)
  • In some patients, excessive spinal destabilization and muscle damage from laminectomy results in "postlaminectomy syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • pain
  • Beginning with an orientation of the lumbar spine, the animation shows boney spurs, a left side disc herniation and boney tumors that impinge the dorsal nerve root, causing pain sensations to flow down the left leg. (metacafe.com)
  • Extradural diamorphine in the control of pain following lumbar laminectomy. (bmj.com)
  • The maintenance of perineal sensation with absence of pain sensation over the lumbar nerve roots is typical for an extra-medullary and intra-thecal (outside the cord and within the dural sheath) process. (wikipedia.org)
  • The triad is paraplegia with lumbar loss of pain sensation and presence of perineal altered sensation. (wikipedia.org)
  • degeneration
  • For women, there is good evidence that menopause and related estrogen-loss are associated with lumbar disc degeneration, usually occurring during the first 15 years of the climacteric. (wikipedia.org)