Lumbar Chymopapain Chemonucleolysis.


Lumbar chemonucleolysis is an alternative treatment of the sciatic pain due to a disc herniation. It gives good results in 70 to 80% of selected patients. When a correct technique is used, the complication rate is lesser than that of the open surgery. The indications of lumbar chemonucleolysis are larger than in the past and include lateral disc herniations… (More)


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