Percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy versus conventional discectomy for lumbar disc herniation

@inproceedings{Peng2016PercutaneousEL,
  title={Percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy versus conventional discectomy for lumbar disc herniation},
  author={Kun Peng and Jun Zou and Long Chen and Hong Wang and Jing Peng and Qi Liao},
  year={2016}
}
Background: Controversy continues in regarding with the treatment options for lumbar disc herniation (LDH), including conventional discectomy (CD) and percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy (PELD). The present meta-analysis aims to compare the efficacy and safety of CD and PELD in the surgical treatment of LDH. Methods: The Cochrane Register of Controlled Trials, PubMed, and EMBASE databases were searched for studies comparing PELD and CD in treating LDH. Statistical analysis was conducted… CONTINUE READING