Surgery for Lumbar Disc Herniation During Pregnancy

@article{Brown2001SurgeryFL,
  title={Surgery for Lumbar Disc Herniation During Pregnancy},
  author={M. Brown and A. Levi},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2001},
  volume={26},
  pages={440-443}
}
  • M. Brown, A. Levi
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Spine
  • Study Design The case reports of three pregnant patients with lumbar disc herniation causing cauda equina syndrome or severe neurologic deficits are presented to illustrate that disc surgery during gestation is a safe method of management. Objective To emphasize the importance of recognizing and definitively treating lumbar disc displacement causing neurologic deficits during pregnancy. Summary of Background Data The advent of magnetic resonance imaging and modern surgical techniques for… CONTINUE READING
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