Total disc replacement in the treatment of lumbar discogenic pain with disc herniation: a prospective clinical study.

@article{Sasani2009TotalDR,
  title={Total disc replacement in the treatment of lumbar discogenic pain with disc herniation: a prospective clinical study.},
  author={Mehdi Sasani and Tunç B Oktenoglu and Kaner Tuncay and Nazan Canbulat and Senol Carilli and Fahir A. Ozer},
  journal={Turkish neurosurgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={127-34}
}
BACKGROUND Biomechanical benefits of Total Disc Replacement (TDR) including both the restoration of normal segmental range of motion and the prevention of physiological lumbar lordosis encourage spine surgeons to perform TDR for lumbar disc disease. METHODS A total of twenty patients (mean age: 39.5) who had degenerative disc disease with unilateral disc herniation were operated on between 2003 and 2006. Microscopic anterior lumbar discectomy with TDR placement via a transperitoneal approach… CONTINUE READING
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