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In vivo measurement of the pressure signal in the intervertebral disc of an anesthetized sheep.
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PMID:  24687573     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
ABSTRACT. The purpose of the present study was to measure the intradiscal pressure signal of an anesthetized sheep under spontaneous breathing. An ultra-miniature fiber optic high-pressure sensor was implanted into the nucleus pulposus of the fifth lumbar intervertebral using a dorsolateral transforaminal approach. Results suggested the periodicity of the intradiscal pressure signal was similar to the mean respiratory rate of the animal. The average resting intradiscal pressure was also calculated and compared to available data.
Paulo Roriz; João M C Ferreira; José C Potes; Maria T Oliveira; Orlando Frazão; José Luís Santos; José António de Oliveira Simões
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of biomedical optics     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1560-2281     ISO Abbreviation:  J Biomed Opt     Publication Date:  2014 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-04-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9605853     Medline TA:  J Biomed Opt     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  37006     Citation Subset:  IM    
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