lumbar spinal canal, dural sac volume

MRI Study Finds Lumbar Dural Sac Volume Expands at IVD on Standing

A position-dependent MRI study [1. Postural changes of the dural sac in the lumbar spines of asymptomatic individuals using positional stand-up magnetic resonance imaging.] of 32 volunteer subjects found that the increased pressure from cerebrospinal…
Radiculopathy, upright mri
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Back pain and radiculopathy – upright mri research

Back pain and radiculopathy is common....very common. Furthermore, it is very common for patients to explain that it 'hurts' more when they are vertical. Then why are we mainly looking at supine MRI for findings? Supine MRI is helpful in ruling…