A Study Of MRI Findings In The Cervical Spine In Sudanese Patients

ABSTRACT

The Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is the gold standard in Sufficiently

depicting the cervical spine disorders, but There is a wide variability in the

reported prevalence of different MRI findings and only limited knowledge is

available to inform the clinician about what should be expected of MRI findings

at different populations .so this thesis studies the MRI findings in the cervical

spine in Sudanese patients.

This study was retrospective cross sectional descriptive study. The objective of

this study was to found out the common MRI finding for cervical spine in

Sudanese patients and its relations with age and gender and determine the most

affected level. Data were collected from 53patients from both genders their ages

between 20 to 80 years old came to radiological departments of Aliaa Specialist

Hospital, Alribat University Hospital, and Antalya Centre for cervical MRI scan

in a period from July 2020 to September 2020. The data were collected from

medical reports using data collecting sheet. The data analysed by SPSS

(version 19).The study found that the most common MRI findings were disc

bulge(52.6%), disc degenerative changes (22.7%), and spondylosis (11.3%),

while the most common affected disc level were C4/C5 (29.9%), C5/C6

(26.8%) and C3/C4 (24.7%).The study showed that the cervical disorder is

common in female and in subject over forty but also The study revealed that the

MRI findings had no significant different nor with age neither with gender. The

study recommended to evaluate younger age groups which suffering from neck pain.

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APA

Altahir, M (2021). A Study Of MRI Findings In The Cervical Spine In Sudanese Patients. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/a-study-of-mri-findings-in-the-cervical-spine-in-sudanese-patients

MLA 8th

Altahir, Marsa "A Study Of MRI Findings In The Cervical Spine In Sudanese Patients" Afribary. Afribary, 19 May. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/a-study-of-mri-findings-in-the-cervical-spine-in-sudanese-patients. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

Altahir, Marsa . "A Study Of MRI Findings In The Cervical Spine In Sudanese Patients". Afribary, Afribary, 19 May. 2021. Web. 22 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/a-study-of-mri-findings-in-the-cervical-spine-in-sudanese-patients >.

Chicago

Altahir, Marsa . "A Study Of MRI Findings In The Cervical Spine In Sudanese Patients" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 22, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/a-study-of-mri-findings-in-the-cervical-spine-in-sudanese-patients