The course and prognostic factors of symptomatic cervical disc herniation with radiculopathy: a systematic review of the literature.

@article{Wong2014TheCA,
  title={The course and prognostic factors of symptomatic cervical disc herniation with radiculopathy: a systematic review of the literature.},
  author={Jessica C. J. Wong and Pierre C{\^o}t{\'e} and Jairus J Quesnele and Paula James Stern and Silvano Mior},
  journal={The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society},
  year={2014},
  volume={14 8},
  pages={1781-9}
}
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Cervical spine disc herniation is a disabling source of cervical radiculopathy. However, little is known about its course and prognosis. Understanding the course and prognosis of symptomatic cervical disc herniation is necessary to guide patients' expectations and assist clinicians in managing patients. PURPOSE To describe the natural history, clinical course, and prognostic factors of symptomatic cervical disc herniations with radiculopathy. STUDY DESIGN Systematic… CONTINUE READING