[The mid- or long-term clinical results of prosthetic disc nucleus replacement in the treatment of lumbar disc disease].

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the mid- or long-term clinical results and the factors that influence the outcomes of prosthetic disc nucleus (PDN) replacement in the treatment of lumbar disc disease. METHODS Thirty-four patients who underwent the PDN replacement from March 2002 to October 2003 were followed for an average of 52.6 months (range from 48 to 66 months… (More)

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@article{Ma2008TheMO, title={[The mid- or long-term clinical results of prosthetic disc nucleus replacement in the treatment of lumbar disc disease].}, author={Yunlong Ma and Hai-bin Xue and Xing Chen and Lixin Guo and Hong-Wei Li and Hai-rong Liu}, journal={Zhonghua wai ke za zhi [Chinese journal of surgery]}, year={2008}, volume={46 5}, pages={350-3} }