How Long Is Recovery From Laminectomy and Discectomy?

Title: How Long Is Recovery From Laminectomy and Discectomy?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 11/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/23/2021 12:00:00 AM
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Medicina (Kaunas). 2021 Oct 18;57(10):1125. doi: 10.3390/medicina57101125.ABSTRACTBackground and Objectives: To compare the long-term pain characteristics and its chronic management following minimally invasive spinal (MIS) decompression and open laminectomy with fusion for lumbar stenosis. Materials and Methods: The study cohort included patients with a minimum 5-year postoperative follow-up after undergoing either MIS decompression or laminectomy with fusion for spinal claudication. The primary outcome of interest was chronic back and leg pain intensity. Secondary outcome measures included pain frequency during the day, ...
Source: Medicina (Kaunas) - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Source Type: research
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