Epidural Plasma Rich in Growth Factors for Degenerative Disc Disease: A Valuable Alternative to Conventional “Palliative Medicine”

  title={Epidural Plasma Rich in Growth Factors for Degenerative Disc Disease: A Valuable Alternative to Conventional “Palliative Medicine”},
  author={Correa-Basurto Jos{\'e} and C Henry and A Glenton Patricia and G Bahamonde Edwin},
It is only through the understanding of lumbar spine pathophysiology and its clinical correlates that specific rational treatment for patients becomes possible. Intervertebral disc disease (IDD) is a progressive, chronic, degenerative disease. Over time, the degeneration worsens and ultimately becomes irreversible. The pathogenesis of IDD involves a complex interplay of inflammatory, immunological, and pressure-related processes. Current treatments for IDD, proposed in most ´consensus protocols… 

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