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Cineradiographic studies of the normal cervical spine.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  13790556     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
By considering the cervical spine as several segments with relatively different motions, an understanding of the total possible motions of the cervical spine can be more easily attained. Reversal of the cervical lordosis is a normal part of the flexion action and can result from positioning of the patient for radiographic studies. The effect of standing or sitting postures, and methods of initiating flexion of the neck should be considered in the evaluation of routine flexion and extension studies. Evaluation of individual cervical segments may be accomplished by the use of different methods of initiating flexion.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  California medicine     Volume:  93     ISSN:  0008-1264     ISO Abbreviation:  Calif Med     Publication Date:  1960 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1961-12-01     Completed Date:  1998-11-01     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0410260     Medline TA:  Calif Med     Country:  Not Available    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  293-6     Citation Subset:  OM    
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Spine / radiography*

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