Biochemical injection treatment for discogenic low back pain: a pilot study.

@article{Klein2003BiochemicalIT,
  title={Biochemical injection treatment for discogenic low back pain: a pilot study.},
  author={Robert G Klein and Bj{\"o}rn Eek and Conor W O'neill and Caren Elin and Vert Mooney and Richard Derby},
  journal={The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society},
  year={2003},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={
          220-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Biochemical treatment options including attempts at intervertebral disc restoration are desirable for the physiologic treatment of degenerative disc disease. PURPOSE This was a pilot study to test the potential effectiveness of intradiscal injection therapy using agents known to induce proteoglycan synthesis in the treatment of intervertebral disc disease. STUDY DESIGN Prospective, within subject, experimental design was applied in the study. PATIENT SAMPLE Thirty… CONTINUE READING

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