Surgery Reduced Pain at Two Years but Did Not Differ from Nonsurgical Treatment for Physical Function in Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
- Only fixation for lumbar canal stenosis. Sim Sai Tin; Wiwanitkit, Viroj // Journal of Craniovertebral Junction & Spine;Apr-Jun2014, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p106
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Only Fixation for Lumbar Canal Stenosis" by A. Goel in a previous issue.
- REHABILITATION THERAPY VERSUS DRUG THERAPY IN PATIENTS WITH LUMBAR DISC DEGENERATION. BROSCĂŢAN, Emanuela-Flaviaa; DOGARU, Gabriela // Balneo Research Journal;Dec2013, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p140
Lumbar disc degeneration is a disorder whose clinical manifestations are represented by episodic pain in the lumbar spine, without lumbar blockage and minor muscle contraction. Because lumbalgia caused by lumbar disc degeneration is not always very high intensity pain, the easiest to apply...
- Spine register officials: Lumbar disc herniation surgery positively affects quality of life. Houck, Kristine; Press, Robert; Rapp, Susan M. // Orthopaedics Today Europe;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p16
The article focuses on the results of a registered-based study conducted by the group of Peter Fritzell of Falun Hospital in Sweden that surgical outcomes for patients with lumbar disc herniation (LDH) could be improved if the condition will be identified and treated within three months.
- Decompression alone can improve the symptoms of lumbar spinal stenosis. A large sample meta-analysis. Lei Fan; Tao Shu; Qi-You Wang; Xiu-Xing Chen; Lei He; Cheng-Zhi Wu; Hui Li // International Journal of Clinical & Experimental Medicine;2016, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p21605
Background: Decompression alone or decompression with fusion, which one is more suitable for spinal stenosis has no consensus until now. The aim of this study is to compare decompression alone with fusion in multiple perspectives. Methods: A literature search was performed in PubMed, Web of...
- Hybrid stabilization with ALIF L5/S1 and total disc replacement L4/L5. Schwarzenbach, Othmar // European Spine Journal;Dec2009, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p1995
The article discusses how spinal fusion hybrid technique can be effective in the treatment of chronic lumbar degenerative disc disease (DDD). Patients with multisegmental DDD resistant to conservative therapy are treated with either fusion or non-fusion surgical technique. The presented hybrid...
- An economic analysis of using rhBMP-2 for lumbar fusion in Germany, France and UK from a societal perspective. Alt, Volker; Chhabra, Amit; Franke, Jörg; Cuche, Matthieu; Schnettler, Reinhard; Le Huec, Jean-Charles // European Spine Journal;Sep2009, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p800
Recombinant human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 (rhBMP-2) can replace autogenous bone grafting in single-level lumbar interbody fusion. Its use is associated with a higher initial price for the intervention; 2,970â‚¬ in Germany, 2,950â‚¬ in France and 2,266â‚¬ (Â£1,790) in UK. The...
- Architectural Analysis and Intraoperative Measurements Demonstrate the Unique Design of the Multifidus Muscle for Lumbar Spine Stability. Ward, Samuel R.; Kim, Choll W.; Eng, Carolyn M.; Gottschalk, IV, Lionel J.; Tomiya, Akihito; Garfin, Steven R.; Lieber, Richard L. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jan2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 1, p176
Background: Muscular instability is an important risk factor for lumbar spine injury and chronic low-back pain. Although the lumbar multifidus muscle is considered an important paraspinal muscle, its design features are not completely understood. The purpose of the present study was to determine...
- Comment on Qian et al.: Outcomes of radical debridement versus no debridement for the treatment of thoracic and lumbar spinal tuberculosis. Zou, Yongyi; Huang, Jia // International Orthopaedics;Oct2016, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p2089
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Outcomes of radical debridement versus no debridement for the treatment of thoracic and lumbar spinal tuberculosis" in the June 2016 issue.
- Efficacy of exercise and ultrasound in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis: a prospective randomized controlled trial. Goren, Ahmet; Yildiz, Necmettin; Topuz, Oya; Findikoglu, Gulin; Ardic, Fusun // Clinical Rehabilitation;Jul2010, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p623
Objective: To assess the effectiveness of therapeutic exercises alone and in combination with a single physical agent - ultrasound - in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis. Design: Randomized, prospective, controlled trial. Setting: Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University...