Corpus ID: 7646130

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={L. Manchikanti and V. Pampati and C. Bakhit and R. R. Pakanati},
  journal={Pain physician},
  year={1999},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={
          52-8
        }
}
  • L. Manchikanti, V. Pampati, +1 author R. R. Pakanati
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine
  • Pain physician
  • 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… CONTINUE READING

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