Transcutaneous lumbar diskectomy for internal disk derangement: a new indication.

@article{Marks2000TranscutaneousLD,
  title={Transcutaneous lumbar diskectomy for internal disk derangement: a new indication.},
  author={Robert Marks},
  journal={Southern medical journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={93 9},
  pages={885-90}
}
BACKGROUND Percutaneous diskectomy has been used effectively to treat lumbar disk herniation. The purpose of this review was to determine whether transcutaneous diskectomy is an effective surgical option for treating lumbar internal disk derangement. METHODS Comprehensive retrospective review via personal interview included 103 consecutive patients available for long-term follow-up. For determining results as excellent, good, fair, or poor, the criteria included subjective relief of back and… CONTINUE READING