International Medical Journal, Vol. 15., Iss. 2, 2009, P. 122−127.
ULTRASOUND AND MORPHOLOGICAL PARALLELS IN DEGENERATIVE DISEASES OF INTERVERTEBRAL DISKS OF THE LUMBAR SPINE
Kharkiv Medical Academy of Post−graduate Education, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Ultrasound signs of structural changes in the intervertebral disks in patients with degenerative diseases of the lumbar spine were systematized. High efficacy of ultrasound in diagnosis of the above pathology was shown. The morphological parallels prove the accuracy of ultrasonography findings.
Key words: ultrasound diagnosis, lumbar spine, degenerative changes, intervertebral disks.