[Lumbar intervertebral disk displacement. Results of conservative treatment].


Among 120 patients with lumbar disk prolapse treated conservatively over a seven-year period, 72 patients were submitted to follow-up examination, and questionnaires completed by 92 patients were evaluated. Some 23.8% of the patients reported freedom from pain following treatment in hospital. Sciatica cleared up in 43.2%. After discharge from hospital, the… (More)