Minimally invasive strategies and options for far-lateral lumbar disc herniation.

  title={Minimally invasive strategies and options for far-lateral lumbar disc herniation.},
  author={Yue Zhou and Chao Zhang and Jian Wang and Tong-wei Chu and Chang-qing Li and Zheng-feng Zhang and Wenjie Zheng},
  journal={Chinese journal of traumatology = Zhonghua chuang shang za zhi},
  volume={11 5},
OBJECTIVE To investigate the surgical procedures, options and surgical indications for far-lateral lumbar disc herniation between three different minimally invasive procedures. METHODS From January 2000 to October 2006, 52 patients with far-lateral lumbar disc herniation (29 males and 23 females, with the average age of 41.5 years) were treated with minimally invasive procedures. All the patients were assessed by X-ray and CT. Some were given additional myeography, discography, Computerized… CONTINUE READING

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