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Non-endoscopic and endoscopic adhesiolysis in post-lumbar laminectomy syndrome: a one-year outcome study and cost effectiveness analysis.

@article{Manchikanti1999NonendoscopicAE,
  title={Non-endoscopic and endoscopic adhesiolysis in post-lumbar laminectomy syndrome: a one-year outcome study and cost effectiveness analysis.},
  author={Laxmaiah Manchikanti and Vidyasagar Pampati and Cyrus E. Bakhit and R R Pakanati},
  journal={Pain physician},
  year={1999},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={
          52-8
        }
}
Post lumbar laminectomy syndrome with its resultant chronic low back pain is estimated to occur in 20% to 50% of the patients. Among various procedures available, lysis of epidural adhesions is considered as one of the effective therapeutic modalities of management in these patients, and may be performed either non-endoscopically or endoscopically. This retrospective evaluation included 120 post lumbar laminectomy patients who underwent either non-endoscopic adhesiolysis (Group I) or endoscopic… 

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