THE THICKNESS OF THE GREAT sacrosciatic ligament IN PATIENTS WITHOUT CLINICAL MANIFESTATION OF LOW BACK PAIN SYNDROME

A. M. Yurkovskiy, N. V. Bobovich
2017 Health and Ecology Issues  
Purpose: to define the thickness of the great sacrosciatic ligament in patients without clinical manifestation of low back pain syndrome. Material and methods. The thickness of the great sacrosciatic ligament has been measured in 60 patients (35 males and 25 females aged 20-73) without clinical manifestation of low back pain syndrome. Results . We have defined a range of values of the thickness of the middle one-third part of the great sacrosciatic ligament (2.1-3.9 mm) in patients without
more » ... cal manifestation of low back pain syndrome and have found some symptomless difference in the thickness of contrlateral ligaments within 3-19 % in certain patients. Conclusion . The obtained data make it possible to distinguish the normal and pathological changes in cases of increased thickness of the great sacrosciatic ligament.
doi:10.51523/2708-6011.2017-14-3-6 fatcat:znmqw7yvtrcvflynqg6watosr4