interspinous ligament


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in·ter·spi·nous lig·a·ment

[TA]
bands of fibrous tissue that connect the spinous processes of adjacent vertebrae.
Synonym(s): ligamentum interspinale [TA]
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Regarding obstetric patients, the structure of the interspinous ligament becomes softer and inhomogeneous, which often causes a false sense of loss of resistance (3, 4).
There were 9 craniospinal fluid leakages secondary to the low insertion of the dilator instrument inside the interspinous ligament with dural damage, and most commonly the L5-S1 level was affected.
However, there are a number of other studies which have isolated and cultured LDSCs from other species, including horses [16], pigs [17], and rabbits [18], as well as other ligament types, including rabbit medial collateral ligament (MCL) [18] and human interspinous ligament [19].
In the midline technique, the needle is inserted below the lower edge of the spinous process of the selected upper vertebrae and passes through the skin, subcutaneous tissue, supraspinous ligament, interspinous ligament, ligamentum flavum as well as the epidural space until it reaches dura arachnoids and pierces it.
The introducer is inserted into the interspinous ligament in the intended direction of the spinal needle and the spinal needle is then inserted through the shaft of the introducer.
The device has an oval core that is positioned between two spinous processes and is secured to the interspinous ligament by two lateral wings (Yi & McPherson, 2010).
Conversely, the mean appreciation score of the supra- and interspinous ligament simulation was higher from the Expert group at 3.5 out of 5.0, which was significantly higher than the Novice group score (P=0.03).
The posterior supraspinous ligament, interspinous ligament, spinous process, and the left side structures were retained.
The interspinous ligament was removed to facilitate implantation of IFD.
In posterior approach, injury to Ligamentum flavum was noted in 8 patients; Interspinous ligament injury was noted in 9 cases; posterior element osseous injury was noted in 11 patients; facet joint dislocation was noted in 7 patients.
Posterior C1 sublaminar to C3 spinous process wire fixation in 2 cases of concomitant supra-spinous and interspinous ligament rupture was also found helpful in regaining the stability of the fractured segment and in healing of the torn posterior ligament.
Ligaments Cross-sectional area ([mm.sup.2]) Posterior longitudinal ligament (PLL) 20.0 Anterior longitudinal ligament (ALL) 63.7 Ligamentum flavum (LF) 40.0 Capsular ligament (CL) 30.0 Intertransverse ligament (ITL) 1.8 Interspinous ligament (ISL) 40.0 Supraspinous ligament (SSL) 30.0 TABLE 2: Material properties of the components in the osseoligamentous lumbar spine model.