Improvement in low back pain following spinal decompression: observational study of 119 patients

@article{Jones2013ImprovementIL,
  title={Improvement in low back pain following spinal decompression: observational study of 119 patients},
  author={Alistair Jones and Ahmad Mounir Wafai and Amy Louise Easterbrook},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={23},
  pages={135-141}
}
Prospective clinical observational study of low back pain (LBP) in patients undergoing laminectomy or laminotomy surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS). To quantify any change in LBP following laminectomy or laminotomy spinal decompression surgery. 119 patients with LSS completed Oswestry Disability Index questionnaire (ODI) and Visual Analogue Scale for back and leg pain, preoperatively, 6 weeks and 1 year postoperatively. There was significant (p < 0.0001) reduction in mean LBP from a… CONTINUE READING
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