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Less Invasive Sciatica Surgery Does Not Improve Outcomes, Medical Center Haaglanden Study



7/8/2009 7:08:38 AM

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EurekAlert! -- A comparison of surgical treatments for sciatica finds that the minimally invasive procedure known as tubular diskectomy does not provide a significant difference in improvement of functional disability compared to the more common surgery, conventional microdiskectomy, according to a study in the July 8 issue of JAMA.

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