thoracolumbar


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tho·ra·co·lum·bar

 (thôr′ə-kō-lŭm′bər, -bär)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the thoracic and lumbar parts of the spinal column.
2. Of or relating to the thoracic and lumbar nerves.
Translations

tho·ra·co·lum·bar

a. toracolumbar, rel. a las vértebras torácicas y lumbares.
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Considering first the cranial then the thoracolumbar spine, they discuss such aspects as complications of subaxial lateral mass screw fixation, ectopic ossification following anterior cervical discectomy and fusion or disc replacement, interspinous process fusion plate complications, complications of anterior lumbar interbody fusion with polyether ether ketone spacers, and removing and revising broken thoracolumbar screws.
The thoracolumbar spine was exposed through a posterior midline incision, and the posterior elements were exposed through a subperiosteal approach.
Short-segment posterior instrumentation combined with calcium sulfate cement vertebroplasty for thoracolumbar compression fractures: Radiographic outcomes including nonunion and other complications.
It includes the use in the thoracic spine and at the thoracolumbar junction for treatment of disc degeneration disease or degenerative spondylolisthesis at one or two adjacent levels.
Thoracolumbar scoliosis is a common type of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS), which is a three-dimensional deformity of the spine.
The number of vertebrae is relatively conserved in most mammalian species [1], whereas the variation in thoracic, lumbar and thoracolumbar (the summation of thoracic and lumbar vertebrae) numbers has been observed in a number of mammalian species, such as pig [2], sheep [3], and human [4].
2] reported the low injury potential for the head, neck and torso in Indy Car racing while a high injury risk for the thoracolumbar spine is indicated [3, 4, 7].
They most commonly occur in the sacrum, but they also can be seen in the skull base, cervical spine, and thoracolumbar vertebrae.
The outcome of the treatment of unstable thoracolumbar spine injuries is often uncertain and depends on many factors, mainly on final neurological status of the patient, pain severity, degree of correction of traumatic spine deformity and complications.
The patient also had mild spinal scoliosis, significant thoracolumbar kyphosis, and pectus excavatum deformity.
Thoracic dermatome were the commonest dermatome involved in 40% patients followed by trigeminal nerve in 36%, lumbar dermatomes in 16%, cervical dermatomes in 8% andcervicothoracic and thoracolumbar dermatomes in 4% patients each.