Prospective randomized trial of chemonucleolysis compared with surgery for soft disc herniation with 1-year, intermediate, and long-term outcome: part II: the radiological outcome.

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STUDY DESIGN A prospective consecutive series of 100 patients computer randomized into 2 groups to have treatment by either chemonucleolysis or surgery. OBJECTIVE To compare the radiological findings preoperatively with the clinical outcome between the groups at 1 year, 10 to 13, and 24 to 27 years of follow-up. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3182996301

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@article{Wardlaw2013ProspectiveRT, title={Prospective randomized trial of chemonucleolysis compared with surgery for soft disc herniation with 1-year, intermediate, and long-term outcome: part II: the radiological outcome.}, author={Douglas Wardlaw and Ian K Rithchie and Adel F Sabboubeh and Mukta Vavdha and Martin Downing and Clifford J Eastmond}, journal={Spine}, year={2013}, volume={38 17}, pages={E1058-64} }