Microendoscopic and open discectomy effective in treating lumbar disc herniation
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OrthoEvidence. Microendoscopic and open discectomy effective in treating lumbar disc herniation. ACE Report. 2014;3(3):32. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/4769
Microendoscopic versus open discectomy for lumbar disc herniation: a prospective randomised studyJ Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2011 Apr;19(1):30-4
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Dr. Garg discusses differences between microendoscopic discectomy versus open discectomy.
112 patients with a single-level disc herniation were randomized to undergo either microendoscopic discectomy or open (fenestration/laminotomy) discectomy either posterior lumbar interbody fusion or posterolateral fusion, to compare the safety and efficacy of the treatment methods. Following radiographic and clinical evaluations over a 12 month period, the results indicated that radicular pain was...
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