TITLE

Indirect decompression for spinal stenosis similar to decompressive laminectomy

AUTHOR(S)
Brockenbrough, Gina
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Orthopaedics Today/International Edition;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research being done on reports on the use of indirect compression devices in patients with lumbar spinal claudication. It references a study Björn Strömqvist et al, presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the North American Spine Society in October 2007 in Austin, Texas. The study has found out a correlation between indirect compression devices and secondary surgery rate for spinal stenosis. Also reported are the reoperation cases in groups who underwent indirect decompression using the X-Stop IPD implant.
ACCESSION #
31949848

 

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