[Efficacy of lumbar chemonucleolysis in the treatment of foraminal and extra-foraminal hernias].


A retrospective review of 1,200 nucleolyses performed over a three year period from January 1995 to December 1997 showed 116 discal treatments for foraminal and extra-foraminal localizations. The anatomic localization through the foramen and the intense clinical signs typify these anatomoclinical forms of lumbar hernia. In contrast with complex and… (More)