Microdiscectomy in the treatment of lumbar disc herniation.

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The authors report their experience with short- and medium-term microdiskectomy for the treatment of lumbar disc herniation. It is based on 760 operations performed between 1985 and July 1999: expulsed hernias and those of large size with intense pain symptoms and/or neurologic deficit were treated. During the same period of time, the authors used enzymatic… (More)

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@article{Salvi2000MicrodiscectomyIT, title={Microdiscectomy in the treatment of lumbar disc herniation.}, author={Vittorio Salvi and Eugenio Boux and Giovanni Cicero and Paolo Zerbinati and Raimondo Piana}, journal={La Chirurgia degli organi di movimento}, year={2000}, volume={85 4}, pages={337-44} }