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Similar overall complication rate between endoscopic & microendoscopic foraminotomy

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February 2019

Similar overall complication rate between endoscopic & microendoscopic foraminotomy

Vol: 8| Issue: 2| Number:59| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Complications of Full-Endoscopic Versus Microendoscopic Foraminotomy for Cervical Radiculopathy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

World Neurosurg. 2018 Jun;114:217-227

Contributing Authors:
B Wang YW Li PF Wu BH Liu YL Dai YL Qing GH Lv

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Synopsis

26 randomized controlled trials, cohort studies, and case series' were included in this meta-analysis comparing complication rates between full-endoscopic foraminotomy and microendoscopic foraminotomy. Overall pooled complication rate did not significantly differ between the two techniques. Specific rates of dural tear and superficial infection also did not significantly differ between techniques....

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