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Volume:7 Issue:10 Number:5 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12017
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No Differences in Clinical Outcomes Between Conventional Laminectomy and BDUL for Treatment of LSS


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

Comparison of bilateral decompression via unilateral laminotomy and conventional laminectomy for single-level degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis regarding low back pain, functional outcome, and quality of life - A Randomized Controlled, Prospective Trial

J Orthop Surg Res. 2019 Aug 8;14(1):252.

Contributing Authors: S Ko T Oh

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Synopsis

Fifty-four patients with degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis were randomized to receive a bilateral decompression via unilateral laminectomy (BDUL) or a conventional laminectomy (CL). Outcomes of interest included lower back pain, leg pain and buttock pain as measured on an 11pt Visual Analog Scale (VAS), the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire (RMDQ), and t...

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