Percutaneous discectomy of the lumbar spine

  title={Percutaneous discectomy of the lumbar spine},
  author={Israel Caspi and Eric Ezra and Jacobo Nerubay and Erica Lai-Sze Lin and Rina Tadmor and H. Horoszovski},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
Ten patients with clinical and radiological evidence of herniated discs at lower lumbar levels were treated with partial discectomy by a lateral percutaneous approach. Eight patients had complete relief from radicular pain and were discharged within four days. They returned to normal daily activity within one month. Dix malades présentant des signes cliniques et radiologiques de hernie discale L3–L4 et L4–L5 ont été traités par discectomie partielle, effectuée par voie per-cutanée à l'aide d'un… CONTINUE READING

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