Laura A. Ward

Laura A. Ward

National Spine And Pain Centers, Usa. Emory University Rollins School Of Public Health, Department Of Biostatistics, Usa.

Direct Impact

Concepts for which Laura A Ward has direct influence:

facet arthritis
soft disc herniations
acute cervical radiculopathy
computed tomography angiography
lumbar degenerative disk
spinal canal stenosis
aortic vascular

External impact

Concepts related to the work of other authors for which Laura A Ward has influence:

lumbar disc herniations
lower thoracic
lumbosacral regions
herniated disc
treated conservatively
serial mri
progressive degeneration

Prominent publications by Laura A. Ward

KOL-Index: 11 OBJECTIVE: Prospectively evaluate the clinical outcomes of acute cervical radiculopathy with respect to soft disc herniations vs osteophytes. METHODS: Sixty consecutive patients who had had cervical radiculopathy for ≤1 month were enrolled in the study. Inclusion criteria were radicular pain greater than axial pain and a pain score ≥4 out of 10 on a numerical rating scale. Patients had at ...
Known for
Acute Radiculopathies | Symptomatic Level | Musculoskeletal Radiologists | Discs Osteophytes
KOL-Index: 11 BACKGROUND: The intervertebral disk is the largest avascular structure in the body. It relies on passive diffusion from arteries at the periphery of the disk for nutrition. Previous studies have suggested a correlation between vascular disease and lumbar degenerative disk disease (DDD), but the association with facet arthritis and stenosis has not been evaluated. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the ...
Known for
Age Lumbar | Arthritis Spinal | Artery Aortic | Correlation Facet

National Spine and Pain Centers, USA. Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Biostatistics, USA.

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