THROMBOPHLEBITIS AS A COMPLICATION OF THE CONSERVATIVE MANAGEMENT OF HERNIATED LUMBAR INTERVERTEBRAL DISCS
- Acute severe backache: Do not forget to look beneath the disc. Ghuman, Mandeep Singh; Vyas, Sameer; Ahuja, Chirag K.; Khandelwal, Niranjan // Neurology India;Sep/Oct2014, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p573
The article reports on a case of a 35-year-old male patient diagnosed with acute Schmorl node, acute carilaginous node or invertebral disc herniations.
- SPORTing Statistics: Slicing the Drive on Appropriate Treatment for Herniated Lumbar Discs. Fraser, Justin F.; Hartl, Roger; Boockvar, John // Neurology Alert;Feb2007, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p41
HERNIATED LUMBAR DISCS ARE A DEBILITATING NEUROLOGICAL problem for many patients. While surgical microdiscectomy is a vital treatment of this disorder, 'conservative' management includes patient education, physical therapy, acupuncture, local steroid injections, oral anti-inflammatory and pain...
- When You Have a Herniated Disc. // American Family Physician;5/15/2003, Vol. 67 Issue 10, p2195
Offers information on herniated disc. Signs; Use of exercise to help eliminate the pain; Posture needed for people with herniated disc.
- Minimally Invasive Surgery a Viable Option for Patients With Herniated Lumbar Disks. // PT: Magazine of Physical Therapy;Jul2006, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p78
The article cites key research findings from the U.S. in 2006 indicating that an estimated 12 million Americans are afflicted with herniated lumbar disks. More than 1 million patients also undergo surgery to treat the disease. The figures were provided by the American Association of Neurological...
- Nonoperative Management of Low Back Pain and Lumbar Disc Degeneration. Brodke, Darril S.; Ritter, Stephen M. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Aug2004, Vol. 86-A Issue 8, p1810
The approach to the management of low back pain has undergone substantial change in recent decades. This article will review some of the available nonoperative modes of low back pain treatment, which can be applied regardless of whether a particular pain mediator has been identified. There is an...
- CT-guided percutaneous laser disc decompression with Ceralas D, a diode laser with 980-nm wavelength and 200-Î¼m fiber optics. Gevargez, A.; Groenemeyer, D. W. H.; Czerwinski, F. // European Radiology;Aug2000, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p1239
The aim of this study was to evaluate the compact, portable Ceralas-D diode laser (CeramOptec; 980 + 30 nm wavelength, 200-Î¼m optical fiber) concerning clinical usefulness, handling, and clinical results in the CT-guided treatment of herniated lumbar discs. The positioning of the canula in...
- Opt for Surgery or Wait It Out? Smith, Scott D. // Minnesota Medicine;Jun2007, Vol. 90 Issue 6, p25
The article focuses on several studies which compare the effectiveness of disk surgery and conservative treatment in treating patients with a herniated disk. The Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial, an integration of studies centered on the subject, reveals that patients who had surgery and...
- Evaluation of standard nucleotomy for lumbar disc herniation using the Love method: results of follow-up studies after more than 10 years. Saruhashi, Yasuo; Mori, Kanji; Katsuura, Akitomo; Takahashi, Shinobu; Matsusue, Yoshitaka; Hukuda, Sinsuke // European Spine Journal;Nov2004, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p626
A retrospective analysis of long-term follow-up results more than 10 years after a standard nucleotomy for lumbar disc herniation with the Love method was done to determine the effectiveness of this procedure. Nucleotomy according to Love was the standard treatment for lumbar disc herniation...
- Comment on “Evaluation of standard nucleotomy after Love for lumbar disc herniation: results of follow-up studies after more than 10 years,” by Y. Saruhashi et al. Schulitz, K. // European Spine Journal;Nov2004, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p631
Comments on the article of Y. Saruhashi and colleagues about the evaluation of standard nucleotomy after Love for lumbar disc herniation. Functional outcome measurements; Measurement of the value of nerve-root decompression years after the operation; Predictors of surgery.