Asymptomatic same-site recurrent disc herniation after lumbar discectomy: results of a prospective longitudinal study with 2-year serial imaging.

@article{Lebow2011AsymptomaticSR,
  title={Asymptomatic same-site recurrent disc herniation after lumbar discectomy: results of a prospective longitudinal study with 2-year serial imaging.},
  author={Richard L Lebow and Owoicho Adogwa and Scott L. Parker and Adrija Sharma and Joseph W. Cheng and Matthew J. McGirt},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2011},
  volume={36 25},
  pages={2147-51}
}
STUDY DESIGN This is a prospective cohort study with serial imaging. OBJECTIVE We set out to determine the incidence of symptomatic and asymptomatic same-level recurrent disc herniation and assess their effect on 2-year outcome. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA The reported incidence of symptomatic same-level recurrent disc herniation after lumbar discectomy… CONTINUE READING