Percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy for L5-S1 disc herniation: transforaminal versus interlaminar approach.

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BACKGROUND Percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy (PELD) is a minimally invasive spinal technique. The unique anatomic features of the L5-S1 space include a large facet joint, narrow foramen, small disc space, and a wide interlaminar space. PELD can be performed via 2 routes, transforaminal (TF-PELD) or interlaminar (IL-PELD). However, it is questionable… (More)

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@article{Choi2013PercutaneousEL, title={Percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy for L5-S1 disc herniation: transforaminal versus interlaminar approach.}, author={Kyung Chul Choi and Jin-sung Kim and Kyeong-Sik Ryu and Byung Uk Kang and Yong Ho Ahn and Sang-Ho Lee}, journal={Pain physician}, year={2013}, volume={16 6}, pages={547-56} }