[Surgical treatment for lumbar discogenic low back pain].

@article{Wang2006SurgicalTF,
  title={[Surgical treatment for lumbar discogenic low back pain].},
  author={Xi-yang Wang and Zhao-hui Hu and Jian-zhong Hu and Kang-hua Li and Hongqi Zhang},
  journal={Zhong nan da xue xue bao. Yi xue ban = Journal of Central South University. Medical sciences},
  year={2006},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={607-9, 612}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore the curative effect of surgical treatment for lumbar discogenic low back pain. METHODS Forty-two patients with lumbar discogenic low back pain were treated with disc excision and lumbar interbody fusion: 12 of them were treated with posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF), 30 with afront lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF). The clinical results were evaluated by pre- and post-operative visual analogue scale (VAS), and the fusion rates of the lumbosacral spine were evaluated… CONTINUE READING