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Connections Between Ventral Rootlets and Dorsal Rootlets (Separately) in the Region of Lumbosacral Enlargement (Intumescentia Lumbosacralis) and Cauda Equina

  • Viktor Matejčík
  • Zora Haviarová
  • Roman Kuruc
  • Andrej Šteňo
  • Juraj Šteňo
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Abstract

The lumbosacral region is mostly exposed due to the frequent incidence of the intervertebral disc hernia and its surgery. Spinal dorsal root interconnections can influence the clinical signs and also the surgical treatment of this symptom.

Keywords

Communicating branches Dorsal root Lumbosacral region 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Viktor Matejčík
    • 1
  • Zora Haviarová
    • 2
  • Roman Kuruc
    • 3
  • Andrej Šteňo
    • 1
  • Juraj Šteňo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryComenius UniversityBratislavaSlovakia
  2. 2.Institute of AnatomyComenius UniversityBratislavaSlovakia
  3. 3.The Health Surveillance AuthorityBratislavaSlovakia

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