Diagnosis and operative treatment of intraforaminal and extraforaminal nerve root compression.

@article{Kunogi1991DiagnosisAO,
  title={Diagnosis and operative treatment of intraforaminal and extraforaminal nerve root compression.},
  author={J Kunogi and M. Hasue},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1991},
  volume={16 11},
  pages={1312-20}
}
The clinical, radiologic, and operative findings, and clinical results in 26 cases of foraminal nerve root involvement, each treated by variable operative procedures for an existing pathologic condition, were studied. These 26 cases consisted of 8 intraforaminal or extraforaminal lumbar disc herniations and 18 foraminal nerve root entrapments. The cases with an extreme lateral lumbar disc herniation underwent lateral fenestration or osteoplastic hemilaminectomy without concomitant spinal fusion… CONTINUE READING

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