Complications of non-endoscopic percutaneous laser disc decompression and nucleotomy with the neodymium: YAG laser 1064 nm.

@article{Hellinger2004ComplicationsON,
  title={Complications of non-endoscopic percutaneous laser disc decompression and nucleotomy with the neodymium: YAG laser 1064 nm.},
  author={Johannes Hellinger},
  journal={Photomedicine and laser surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={418-22}
}
In this review, we discuss how nonendoscopic percutaneous laser disc decompression (PLDD) and nucleotomy, using the YAG laser 1064, now has reinforced itself as a minimally invasive procedure in discogenic, vertebral pain syndromes, created by bulging, protrusions, and contained and uncontained extrusions in all areas of the spine. The rate of complication… CONTINUE READING