Degeneration and aging affect the tensile behavior of human lumbar anulus fibrosus.

Journal Academic Article, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

Samples of human lumbar (L3-L4) anulus fibrosus from four different anatomic sites (anterior outer, posterolateral inner), ranging from normal to severely degenerate, were studied in uniaxial tension and measured for water content.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Acaroglu, ER; Iatridis, JC; Setton, LA; Foster, RJ; Mow, VC; Weidenbaum, M

Published Date

  • December 15, 1995

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 20 / 24

Start / End Page

  • 2690 - 2701

PubMed ID

  • 8747247

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0362-2436


  • eng

Citation Source

  • PubMed