Fig.21.
Coronary reconstruction of the same patient. Foramen hernia of L5-S1 disk (1) closes a lumen of the intervertebral foramen and compresses the radiculomedullary artery (2).
Fig.22.
Three-dimensional superficial reconstruction of L4-S1 vertebrae in applying spiral CT-angiography The radiculomedullary artery disappears before entering the intervertebral foramen. (3). One can see only traces of its cutaneous branch (4). Common iliac arteries (1), the left ureter (2 - after fractional intensification) and some small intestinal arteries are filled well.