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Volume:8 Issue:1 Number:11 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #10891
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Barricaid annular closure device reduces reherniation rate after discectomy for lumbar herniation

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OrthoEvidence. Barricaid annular closure device reduces reherniation rate after discectomy for lumbar herniation. ACE Report. 2019;8(1):11. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/10891

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Annular closure in lumbar microdiscectomy for prevention of reherniation: a randomized clinical trial

Spine J. 2018 Dec;18(12):2278-2287. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2018.05.003

Contributing Authors: C Thome M Arts E Van de Kelft J Wolfs GJ Bouma PD Klassen F Martens J Fandino A Kursumovic M Barth W van den Brink R Bostelmann A Hegewald V Heidecke P Vajkoczy S Frohlich R Assaker HP Kohler S Jadik S Eustacchio R Hes

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554 patients with a lumbar disc herniation, large annular defect, and scheduled for lumbar discectomy were randomized to the surgery with or without additional intervention using an annular closure device (Barricaid; Intrinsic Therapeutics). Patients were followed primary for the incidence of re-herniation and composite endpoints of success over the first 2 years after surgery. Results demonstrate...

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