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Lumbosacral Radiculography by Means of Hydrosoluble Contrast Media

S. Sassaroli

Lumbosacral Radiculography by Means of Hydrosoluble Contrast Media

by S. Sassaroli

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Published by Piccin Nuova Libraria,Italy .
Written in English, Italian

    Subjects:
  • Medicine

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    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13428780M
    ISBN 108821204510
    ISBN 109788821204517
    OCLC/WorldCa500688069

    M51 Thoracic, thoracolumbar, and lumbosacral inte M Thoracic, thoracolumbar and lumbosacral inter M Intervertebral disc disorders with myelopathy M Intervertebral disc disorders with myelopathy M Intervertebral disc disorders with myelopathy M Thoracic, thoracolumbar and lumbosacral inter. Sciatica is a health condition characterized by pain going down the leg from the lower back. This pain may go down the back, outside, or front of the leg. Onset is often sudden following activities like heavy lifting, though gradual onset may also occur. The pain is often described as shooting. Typically, symptoms are only on one side of the body. Certain causes, however, may result in Pronunciation: /saɪˈætɪkə/ sy-AT-ik-ə.

    Lumbosacral radiculopathy is a condition in which a disease process affects the function of one or more lumbosacral nerve roots. The most common cause is structural (ie, disc herniation or degenerative spinal stenosis) leading to root compression. FIG. I. Ferguson’s normal lumbosacral angle. VOL. , No. 4 Measurement oftheNormal Lumbosacral Angle RESULTS Three hundred and nineteen subjects were studied. They were initially divided into 4agegroups: (i) 17 to25; (2) 26 to 35; (3)36to45;and ()46to55years old. The number ofsubjects ineach group , 88, and i8respectively.

    Clinical and Diagnostic Findings or central canal stenosis can impact the L5 and S1 nerve roots bilaterally.9 This anatomy poses challenges to the diagnosis of lumbar radiculopathy and locating the compression site. The most useful test for confirming the presence of a radicu-lopathy is needle EMG (electromyogram). An EMG study is. Tang LM, Schwartz MS, Swash M. Postural effects on F wave parameters in lumbosacral root compression and canal stenosis. Brain ; (Pt 1) So YT, Olney RK. Acute lumbosacral polyradiculopathy in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome: experience in 23 patients. Ann Neurol ;


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Lumbosacral Radiculography by Means of Hydrosoluble Contrast Media by S. Sassaroli Download PDF EPUB FB2

Language: English, Italian LCCN: MeSH: Contrast Media*; Lumbosacral Region/diagnostic imaging*; Radiography*; Spinal Diseases/diagnosis*; Spinal Nerve Roots/diagnostic imaging* Notes: Added title page: Lumbosacral radiculography by means of hydrosoluble contrast media: an anatomical and functional outline.

Lumbo-sacral radiculography with a new, water-soluble contrast medium: myelografin (meglumine ioserinate, SSH AB). Urso S, Barbuti D. The authors present the results of a clinical trial of a new water-soluble contrast medium for radiculography: meglumine : Urso S, Barbuti D.

The water-soluble contrast medium Conray 60 and Dimer X, used exclusively for lumbosacral radiculography because of their excellent diagnostic value are compared clinically.

While meningeal irritation is more frequent with Dimer X, this substance produces fewer spinal irritations with tonic-clonic muscle spasms. Electromyographic investigation however Cited by: The water-soluble contrast medium Conray 60 and Dimer X, used exclusively for lumbosacral radiculography because of their excellent diagnostic value are compared clinically.

springer In contrast to cases of sciatica with unilateral root compression and radicular symptoms neurological symptoms are Lumbosacral Radiculography by Means of Hydrosoluble Contrast Media book reliable in revealing the site of the lesion. The rate of side effects, the results of EMG, EEG and CSF changes after radiculography, the rates of late leptomeningeal changes and the details of the hyperosmolality following the ionic contrast media are recorded and discussed.

In conclusion rules are presented for the choice of contrast medium and the examination technic for by: C, CT diskography shows an anular tear and left posterolateral extraforaminal leak (arrow) of the contrast media from an anular tear. There is contrast media (black arrow) at the extradural spinal canal.

D, Diffuse swelling of the entire left L5 nerve root (thick arrow) including DRG (thin arrow) is demonstrated on 3D MR by:   Lumbosacral radiculopathy, like other forms of radiculopathy, results from nerve root impingement and/or inflammation that has progressed enough to cause neurologic symptoms in the areas that are supplied by the affected nerve root(s).

For excellent patient education resources, visit eMedicineHealth's Osteoporosis Center. The frequency of adhesive arachnoiditis following lumbar radiculography with methiodal sodium (95 patients), methylglucamine iocarmate (20 examinations in 18 patients), and metrizamide (77 examinations in 73 patients) was found to be 29% in patients who were not operated on between methiodal studies and 48% in those who were operated by: Lumbar Radiculography with Metrizamide.

A Nonionic Water-Soluble Contrast The authors consider metrizamide superior to other water-soluble contrast media in present use from both toxicological and radiological points of view.

COMPARISON OF THREE RADIOGRAPHIC CONTRAST PROCEDURES IN THE EVALUATION OF THE CANINE LUMBOSACRAL Cited by: Morphologic changes in the ipsilateral symptomatic nerve root caused by chemical radiculopathy were compared with those in the contralateral nerve root on 3D MR lumbosacral radiculography.

In 14 patients, perianular enhancement caused by chemical radiculitis demonstrated a thick and linear enhancement along margins of the anular tear on contrast-enhanced axial T1-weighted images with fat suppression (Figs 1B and 2C). Perianular enhancement on MR imaging study corresponded to nerve root swelling on 3D MR Cited by: Conclusion: Results from 3D MR lumbosacral radiculography Indicate the indentation or swelling of the L5 nerve root in symptomatic extraforaminal stenosis.

Based on these findings, 3D MR radiculography may be helpful in the diagnosis of the symptomatic extraforaminal stenosis with lumbosacral transitional vertebra. CT Lumbosacral Spine with IV Contrast IMG ACQUISITION Patient Position A RECONSTRUCTION REFORMATION Spacing Plane Supine. Contrast ml Injection Rate 1 ml/sec, 90sec delay Respiration Quiet Breathing Volume Acquisition Specs: Appropriate to achieve images as specified in following reconstruction tables.

Small Size: 45KB. Lumbosacral radiculopathy is one of the most common disorders evaluated by neurologists and is a leading referral diagnosis for the performance of electromyography. Although precise epidemiologic data are difficult to establish, the prevalence of lumbosacral radiculopathy is approximately 3% to 5%, distributed equally in men and women.

radiculography (plural radiculographies) Medical examination of spinal nerve roots, especially as a method of identifying prolapsed intervertebral discs Aug Michaela Tomanova, Marcela Lippert-Grüner, Lenka Lhotska, “Specific rehabilitation exercise for the treatment of patients with chronic low back pain”, in Journal of.

How to pronounce lumbosacral. How to say lumbosacral. Listen to the audio pronunciation in the Cambridge English Dictionary. Learn more. CT scanning of the lumbar spine provides superior anatomic imaging of the osseous structures of the spine and good resolution for cases of disc herniation.

However, the sensitivity of a CT scan without myelography for detecting disc herniation is inferior to that of MRI. As with MRI, there can be a significant number of positive findings in the. symptomatic extraforaminal disc herniation with or without foraminal extension.

Summary of Background that accurate evaluation of the extraforaminal zones on routine axial and sagittal images is difficult, extraforaminal disc herniations tend to be sometimes overlooked. In addition, oblique coronal images along intervertebral foramina and MR myelography may not.

Lumbar radiculopathy is a painful condition that happens when a nerve in your lumbar spine (lower back) is pinched or irritated. Nerves control feeling and movement in your body.

What causes lumbar radiculopathy. You may get a pinched nerve in your lumbar spine if you have disc damage. Discs are natural, spongy cushions between your vertebrae. Maybe: Mri's are very focused exams. To get the best quality imaging of the area of interest, the field of view is limited as much as possible.

The trachea may have been included, but not necessarily. You should speak with your doctor or the radiologist that read the study and ask them to look at the trachea. Lumbar radiculopathy: Nerve irritation caused by damage to the discs between the vertebrae.

Damage to the disc occurs because of degeneration ("wear and tear") of the outer ring of the disc, traumatic injury, or both. As a result, the central softer portion of the disc can rupture (herniate) through the outer ring of the disc and abut the.AANEM PRACTICE TOPIC UTILITY OF ELECTRODIAGNOSTIC TESTING IN EVALUATING PATIENTS WITH LUMBOSACRAL RADICULOPATHY: AN EVIDENCE-BASED REVIEW S.

CHARLES CHO, MD,1 MARK A. FERRANTE, MD,2 KERRY H. LEVIN, MD,3 ROBERT L. HARMON, MD, MS,4 and YUEN T. SO, MD, PhD1 1Stanford University School of Medicine.

Lumbosacral transitional vertebrae (LSTV) are a relatively common variant and can be seen in ~25% (range %) of the general population Non-recognition of this variant and/or poor description in the report can lead to operations or procedures performed at the wrong level.

Depending on the number of thoracic vertebrae, lumbar vertebrae.