Success of lumbar microdiscectomy in patients with modic changes and low-back pain: a prospective pilot study.

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STUDY DESIGN Prospective case controlled. OBJECTIVE To determine the outcome after microdiscectomy in patients with disc herniation, concordant sciatica, and low-back pain with Modic I and II degenerative changes compared with similar patients without Modic changes. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA The decision to perform a microdiscectomy versus a fusion or… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BSD.0b013e318093e5dc

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@article{Chin2008SuccessOL, title={Success of lumbar microdiscectomy in patients with modic changes and low-back pain: a prospective pilot study.}, author={Kingsley Richard Chin and Daniel T Tomlinson and Joshua Auerbach and Joshua B Shatsky and Carl A. Deirmengian}, journal={Journal of spinal disorders & techniques}, year={2008}, volume={21 2}, pages={139-44} }