Ligament Flavum Preservation Reduces Epidural Fibrosis During Microdiscectomy of Herniated Disc
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OrthoEvidence. Ligament Flavum Preservation Reduces Epidural Fibrosis During Microdiscectomy of Herniated Disc. ACE Report. 2020;9(11):25. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/12594
Dose preservation of ligament flavum really help prevent postoperative epidural fibrosis and improve outcome in microdiscectomy?J Clin Neurosci. 2020 Oct;80:331-335.
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Two hundred and fifty-one patients with lumbar disc herniation scheduled for a lumbar microdiscectomy were randomized to receive ligament flavum preservation or resection during the procedure for the prevention of epidural fibrosis. Outcomes of interest included epidural fibrosis grade, pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), blood loss, and operative time. Epidur...
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