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Human Studies

2020 Apr 01

Spine (Phila Pa 1976)



Patients With Persistent Low Back Pain and Nerve Root Involvement: To Operate, Or Not To Operate, That Is The Question.


Petersen T, Juhl CB, Fournier GL
Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2020 Apr 01; 45(7):483-490.
PMID: 31658235.


Prospective cohort study OBJECTIVE.: The aims of this study were to evaluate the outcome of surgical as well as non-surgical treatment for patients with lumbar herniated disc (LHD) or lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) after two years and to identify predictors for non-success.