Lumbar discectomy: a national survey of neurosurgeons and literature review.

@article{Cenic2009LumbarDA,
  title={Lumbar discectomy: a national survey of neurosurgeons and literature review.},
  author={Aleksa Cenic and Edward K. Kachur},
  journal={The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques},
  year={2009},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={196-200}
}
BACKGROUND To ascertain neurosurgical practices in the surgical management of one-level lumbar discectomies in the Canadian adult population. METHODS One page questionnaire faxed to each Neurosurgeon in Canada with questions relating to their practice in the management of this common neurosurgical procedure. All data analyzed using Chi-square statistics. RESULTS 112 completed surveys were returned hence, giving a 64% response rate with the respondents being predominantly adult neurosurgeons… CONTINUE READING