Recurrent lumbar disc herniation: what recurs? (A morphological study of recurrent disc herniation).

@article{Laus1993RecurrentLD,
  title={Recurrent lumbar disc herniation: what recurs? (A morphological study of recurrent disc herniation).},
  author={Melissa Laus and Franco Bertoni and Patrizia Bacchini and Carlos Alfonso and Armando Giunti},
  journal={La Chirurgia degli organi di movimento},
  year={1993},
  volume={78 3},
  pages={
          147-54
        }
}
A morphological study was conducted on disc material obtained during surgical discectomy in 20 patients. The series was divided into 4 groups. Group I: 3 patients who had never been operated on before; group II: 3 patients who had already been submitted to discectomy but at a level which differed from that of the disc examined; group III: 4 patients treated surgically for contralateral herniation; group IV: 10 patients with true recurrent disc herniation, that is, already submitted to surgery… CONTINUE READING

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