Failed back surgery syndrome Part I: Analysis of the clinical presentation and results of testing procedures for instability of the lumbar spine in 171 patients

@article{Markwalder1993FailedBS,
  title={Failed back surgery syndrome Part I: Analysis of the clinical presentation and results of testing procedures for instability of the lumbar spine in 171 patients},
  author={Th. -M. Markwalder and Michele Battaglia},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
  year={1993},
  volume={123},
  pages={46-51}
}
The clinical presentation and diagnostic approach in 171 patients with a failed back surgery syndrome is presented and analyzed with respect to the mode of the primary discectomy-approach and type of resulting instability as well as results of internal fixation. The clinical picture and physical signs are quite distinct but the indication for internal fixation is only obvious in the presence of positive results of additional testing procedures such as the anaesthesia of articular nerves and… CONTINUE READING

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