Spontaneous resolution of lumbar disk herniation: predictive signs for prognostic evaluation

  title={Spontaneous resolution of lumbar disk herniation: predictive signs for prognostic evaluation},
  author={Alessandra Splendiani and Edoardo Puglielli and Rosanna De Amicis and Antonio Barile and Carlo Masciocchi and Massimo Gallucci},
Spontaneous regression of lumbar disk herniation in patients who did not undergo surgery nor interventional therapy is reported in up to 70% of cases; however, no perspective study has clarified the possible predictive signs of a positive evolution. Aim of our study was to search for plan and contrast enhancement MRI signs able to define disk-herniation resolution. We enrolled 64 patients, affected by 72 lumbar disk herniations as per the classification proposed by the American Society of… CONTINUE READING
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