International Medical Journal, Vol. 11., Iss. 3, 2005, P. 106−109.
NEW ASPECTS OF SPINAL CANAL STENOSIS DIAGNOSIS
Kharkiv Medical Academy of Post−graduate Education, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Diagnostic capabilities of radiography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and ultrasound study in lumbar spine pathology are discussed. Based on a comparative analysis of the obtained findings, the most characteristic structural functional disorders, peculiarities and degree of degenerative changes in the spine segments in patients with stenosis of the spinal canal and intervertebral hernia were determined.