Inflammatory cytokines in the herniated disc of the lumbar spine.

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STUDY DESIGN Tissues in the area of herniated lumbar discs were examined for inflammatory cytokines to elucidate the causes of sciatic pain in lumbar disc herniation. OBJECTIVES To determine the role of inflammatory cytokines in the stimulation of sciatic pain in lumbar disc herniation. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA It is postulated that in addition to… (More)

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@article{Takahashi1996InflammatoryCI, title={Inflammatory cytokines in the herniated disc of the lumbar spine.}, author={H. Takahashi and Toshiaki Suguro and Yuko Okazima and Mizuho Motegi and Y. Okada and Tatsuo Kakiuchi}, journal={Spine}, year={1996}, volume={21 2}, pages={218-24} }