The outcomes of lumbar microdiscectomy in a young, active population: correlation by herniation type and level.

@article{Dewing2008TheOO,
  title={The outcomes of lumbar microdiscectomy in a young, active population: correlation by herniation type and level.},
  author={Christopher B. Dewing and Matthew T. Provencher and Robert H. Riffenburgh and Stewart Kerr and Richard E Manos},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2008},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={33-8}
}
STUDY DESIGN Prospective longitudinal clinical study. OBJECTIVE The purpose of our article was to investigate the clinical outcomes with type and level of disc herniation in a young, active population undergoing lumbar microdiscectomy. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA There are few reported outcomes studies on the relationship between disc herniation level, type of disc herniation, and surgical outcomes of lumbar microdiscectomy in a young, active population. METHODS One hundred ninety-seven… CONTINUE READING
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