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2020 Jun

Arch Rheumatol



Prevalence of Spondyloarthritis Among Patients Who Underwent Lumbar Disc Herniation Surgery.


Soysal GÜndÜz Ö, Akar S, Solmaz D, Can G, Önen F, AkkoÇ N
Arch Rheumatol. 2020 Jun; 35(2):189-195.
PMID: 32851367.


This study aims to estimate the prevalence of spondyloarthritis (SpA) among patients who had been surgically treated for lumbar disc herniation (LDH), according to the modified New York (mNY) criteria for the diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis and Amor, the European Spondyloarthropathy Study Group (ESSG), the Assessment of Spondyloarthritis International Society (ASAS) classification criteria for SpA.