Annulus Closure Device Implantation in Lumbar Discectomy: A Meta-analysis
The effectiveness and safety of annulus closure device implantation in lumbar discectomy for patients with lumbar disc herniation: a systematic review and meta-analysis.Eur Spine J . 2023 Jul;32(7):2377-2386.
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Five randomized controlled trials comparing the safety and efficacy of discectomy with or without an annulus closure device (ACD) in patients with lumbar disc herniation were included in this meta-analysis. Outcomes of interest included re-operation, re-herniation, serious adverse events, leg and back pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), Short Form 12-Item Health Survey (SF-12) physical component ...
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