To unlock this feature and to subscribe to our weekly evidence emails, please create a FREE orthoEvidence account.

SIGNUP

Already Have an Account?

Loading...
Visit our Evidence-Based Covid-19 Website and Stay Up to Date with the latest Research.
Ace Report Cover

Disc type, symptom severity/time & work status are outcome predictors in disk herniation

Download
Share
Reprints
Cite This
About
+ Favorites
Share
Reprints
Cite This
About
+ Favorites
Author Verified
Ace Report Cover
July 2016

Disc type, symptom severity/time & work status are outcome predictors in disk herniation

Vol: 5| Issue: 7| Number:62| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

What Are Long-term Predictors of Outcomes for Lumbar Disc Herniation? A Randomized and Observational Study

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Jun;473(6):1920-30.

Contributing Authors:
D Kerr W Zhao JD Lurie

Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here

Synopsis

474 patients with a lumbar disc herniation were randomized to either undergo surgical treatment via a lumbar discectomy or a nonoperative intervention in order to assess long term outcomes and determine outcome predictors. Patients who refused randomization were enrolled in an observational cohort and contributed follow-up data based on subsequent treatment. Between the randomized groups, differen...

Join the Conversation

Please Login or Join to leave comments.