Incidence, etiology, classification, and management of neuralgia after posterior lumbar interbody fusion surgery in 226 patients.

@article{Krishna2008IncidenceEC,
  title={Incidence, etiology, classification, and management of neuralgia after posterior lumbar interbody fusion surgery in 226 patients.},
  author={Manoj Krishna and Raymond D Pollock and Chandra Bhatia},
  journal={The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={374-9}
}
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Neurological symptoms are a well-recognized complication after posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) surgery. Concerns about this potential problem may deter surgeons from performing the procedure. PURPOSE To determine the incidence, etiology, prevention, and management of neuralgia after PLIF surgery. STUDY DESIGN/SETTING This study is a retrospective review of patients who underwent PLIF surgery at a university hospital in the north east of England. PATIENT SAMPLE… CONTINUE READING

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