Morphometry evaluations of cervical osseous endplates based on three dimensional reconstructions.

Affiliation

Department of Spinal Surgery, Shanghai East Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine, 150 JiMo Road, Shanghai, 200120, China. [Email]

Abstract

Accurate and comprehensive data on cervical endplates is essential for developing and improving cervical devices. However, current literature on vertebral disc geometry is scarce or not suitable. The aim of this study was to obtain quantitative parameters of cervical endplates and provide morphometric references for designing cervical devices.

Keywords

Anatomy,Cervical prostheses,Cervical vertebra endplates,Morphology,

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