Surgical outcome and postoperative work status of lumbar discogenic pain following transforaminal interbody fusion.

@article{Takahashi2011SurgicalOA,
  title={Surgical outcome and postoperative work status of lumbar discogenic pain following transforaminal interbody fusion.},
  author={Toshiyuki Takahashi and Junya Hanakita and Manabu Minami and Fumiaki Honda and Keita Kuraishi},
  journal={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  year={2011},
  volume={51 2},
  pages={101-7}
}
The clinical outcome and resumption of work were investigated in 21 patients with lumbar discogenic pain (15 males and 6 females, mean age 37.2 years), who failed to respond to intensive conservative therapy, treated by transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) augmented with the pedicle screw system from January 2005 to December 2007. Perioperative assessment was performed using the modified Japanese Orthopaedic Association (mJOA) score, the Oswestry Disability Index, and the visual… CONTINUE READING

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