The treatment of degenerative lumbar disorders. A critical review of the literature.

@article{Zdeblick1995TheTO,
  title={The treatment of degenerative lumbar disorders. A critical review of the literature.},
  author={Thomas A Zdeblick},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1995},
  volume={20 24 Suppl},
  pages={126S-137S}
}
STUDY DESIGN A literature review. OBJECTIVES To clarify the surgical indications for spinal fusion in the various lumbar conditions. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA This article summarizes the published literature regarding the treatment of lumbar degenerative conditions. Retrospective and prospective studies regarding the treatment of nonspecific low back pain, disc herniation, spinal stenosis, isthmic spondylolisthesis, facet syndrome, discogenic pain, and lumbar spondylosis are reviewed… CONTINUE READING