Diskectomy

Known as: Discectomy, Excision of intervertebral disc, Discectomies 
Excision, in part or whole, of an INTERVERTEBRAL DISC. The most common indication is disk displacement or herniation. In addition to standard… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
OBJECTIVE The authors compared the efficacy and safety of arthroplasty using the Prestige LP cervical disc with those of anterior… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT Conventional microdiskectomy is the most frequently performed surgery for patients with sciatica due to lumbar disk… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
STUDY DESIGN A prospective, randomized, multicenter study of surgical treatment of cervical disc disease. OBJECTIVE To assess… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Minimally disruptive approaches to the anterior lumbar spine continue to evolve in a quest to reduce approach-related… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
STUDY DESIGN Repeated cross-sectional analysis using national Medicare data from the Dartmouth Atlas Project. OBJECTIVE To… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Forty-nine patients underwent minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) from October 2001 to August 2002… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Herniated intervertebral disc tissue has been shown to produce a number of proinflammatory mediators and cytokines, but there… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
STUDY DESIGN A prospective longitudinal study was conducted to evaluate dysphagia after anterior cervical spine surgery… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
STUDY DESIGN Herniated lumbar disc specimens were obtained from patients undergoing surgical discectomy for persistent… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
The introduction of chymopapain and chemonucleolysis raised hopes that a relatively noninvasive treatment for herniated lumbar… (More)
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