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The Relationship between Cervical Intervertebral Space in X-ray and Herniated Disc in CT

X-ray상 경추 추체간 간격과 CT상 경추 추간판 탈출증의 상관관계에 대한 고찰

  • Shin, Woo-Suk (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Sang-Ji University) ;
  • Jung, Dong-Hoon (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Sang-Ji University) ;
  • Park, Won-Hyung (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Sang-Ji University) ;
  • Cha, Yun-Yeop (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Sang-Ji University)
  • 신우석 (상지대학교 부속한방병원 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 정동훈 (상지대학교 부속한방병원 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 박원형 (상지대학교 부속한방병원 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 차윤엽 (상지대학교 부속한방병원 한방재활의학과교실)
  • Received : 2015.09.17
  • Accepted : 2015.10.06
  • Published : 2015.10.31

Abstract

Objectives To investigate the relationship between cervical intervertebral space narrowing in the X-ray and HIVD level of cervical spine in the CT image. Methods We studied 101 subjects who were taken cervical spine X-ray and CT. Intervertebral space were measured at the anterior, middle and posterior portion of each cervical disc in the X-ray. Considering individual difference, intervertebral space was set as value divided by upper width of lower vertebral body. We analyzed statistically adjusted intervertebral space of normal group and herniated disc group using student' t t-test. Results Intervertebral space of cervical spine was narrowed in the herniated disc group. But there was no significant difference at C2~C3. Conclusions We found that narrowing intervertebral space of cervical spine is associated with herniated disc. Further clinical observation is needed.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 상지대학교

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