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Randomized Controlled Trial Finds No Advantage Of Tubular Discectomy Over Microdiscectomy To Treat Sciatica, Medical Center Haaglanden Study



7/13/2009 7:28:26 AM

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Ortho Supersite -- Patients with lumbar sciatica who underwent tubular discectomy, a technique introduced to improve surgical recovery rates, had slightly worse functional outcomes through the first postoperative year than those treated with microdiscectomy in a multicenter randomized controlled trial conducted in the Netherlands.

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