Percutaneous discectomy of the lumbar spine

I. Caspi, E. Ezra, J. Nerubay, E. Lin, R. Tadmor, H. Horoszovski

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Abstract

Ten patients with clinical and radiological evidence of herniated discs at lower lumbar levels were treated with partial discectomy by a lateral percutaneous approach. Eight patients had complete relief from radicular pain and were discharged within four days. They returned to normal daily activity within one month.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)331-333
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Orthopaedics
Volume11
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1987

Keywords

  • Lumbar spine
  • Percutaneous discectomy

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