Effectiveness of percutaneous adhesiolysis with hypertonic saline neurolysis in refractory spinal stenosis.

@article{Manchikanti2001EffectivenessOP,
  title={Effectiveness of percutaneous adhesiolysis with hypertonic saline neurolysis in refractory spinal stenosis.},
  author={Laxmaiah Manchikanti and Vidyasagar Pampati and Bert Fellows and Jos{\'e} de J Rivera and Kim S. Damron and Carla D Beyer and Kim A. Cash},
  journal={Pain physician},
  year={2001},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={366-73}
}
The increasing proportion of elderly patients, coupled with increasing longevity, causes the problem of lumbosacral pain secondary to spinal stenosis of the lumbar spine to be an important issue. Symptoms of spinal stenosis are caused by entrapment and compression of intraspinal vascular and nervous structures; which may lead to inactivity, loss of productivity, and potential loss of independence, particularly in the elderly. Surgical decompression is considered as the natural treatment… CONTINUE READING

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