Transforaminal endoscopic discectomy versus microdiscectomy for lumbar disc herniation
A randomised controlled trial of transforaminal endoscopic discectomy vs microdiscectomyEur Spine J. 2017 Mar;26(3):847-856
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140 patients with single-level lumbar disc herniation were randomized to either transforaminal endoscopic discectomy or microdiscectomy. Patients were evaluated over a 2-year follow-up for back pain on a visual analog scale (VAS), leg pain on a VAS, disability on the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), and health-related quality-of-life on the Short Form 36. The results of this trial indicated that d...
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