ISASS 2016: Annular closure device reduces reherniation in annular defects (>6mm)
Interim Results from a Prospective, Randomized Clinical Trail Investigating an Anular Closure Device
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554 patients who displayed an annular defect width of 6mm or greater, were randomized to undergo discectomy either with or without the application of an annular closer device (Barricade®). The study was conducted in order to determine if the use of this device could considerably reduce the rate of reoperations and reherniations in patients with defects of this size. The findings of this study indi...
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