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2021 May 05

Complement Ther Med

Ozone therapy versus surgery for lumbar disc herniation: a randomized double-blind controlled trial.


Clavo B, Robaina F, Urrutia G, Bisshopp S, Ramallo Y, Szolna A, Caramés MA, Fiuza MD, Linertová R
Complement Ther Med. 2021 May 05:102724.
PMID: 33964405.


Surgery is the treatment of choice for symptomatic disc herniation after conservative management. Several studies have suggested the potential utility of intradiscal ozone infiltration in this pathology. The aim of this trial was to compare intradiscal ozone infiltration vs. oxygen infiltration vs. surgery.