Cervical percutaneous laser disc decompression: preliminary results of an ongoing prospective outcome study.

@article{Knight2001CervicalPL,
  title={Cervical percutaneous laser disc decompression: preliminary results of an ongoing prospective outcome study.},
  author={M. T. N. Knight and Ankul Goswami and J. T. Patko},
  journal={Journal of clinical laser medicine & surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={3-8}
}
OBJECTIVE This study identifies the efficacy of laser disc ablation and compares the relative efficacy of Holmium2100; YAG and KTP532 laser wavelengths in the treatment of broad-based cervical disc protrusions presenting with cervical axial pain with compressive or noncompressive radicular symptoms. BACKGROUND A preliminary report on a prospective outcome study of cervical laser disc ablation and decompression in the management of cervical disc prolapse and discographically confirmed… CONTINUE READING

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