Clinical results of XMR-assisted percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic lumbar discectomy

@inproceedings{Choi2013ClinicalRO,
  title={Clinical results of XMR-assisted percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic lumbar discectomy},
  author={Gun Ho Choi and Hitesh N. Modi and Nicolas Prada and Tae-Joon Ahn and Sung Hee Myung and Mi Sun Gang and Sang-Ho Lee},
  booktitle={Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Although percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy (PELD) has shown favorable outcomes in the majority of lumbar discectomy cases, there were also some failures. The most common cause of failure is the incomplete removal of disc fragments. The skin entry point for the guide-needle trajectory and the optimal placement of the working sleeve are largely blind, which might lead to the inadequate removal of disc fragments. The objective of this study was to present our early experiences… CONTINUE READING

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