Percutaneous Endoscopic Discectomy vs. Traditional Open Surgery for Lumbar Disc Herniation
Clinical Efficacy and Safety of Percutaneous Spinal Endoscopy versus Traditional Open Surgery for Lumbar Disc Herniation: Systematic Review and Meta-AnalysisJ Healthc Eng. 2022 Mar 16;2022: 6033989.
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Twelve randomized controlled trials with a total of 2,797 patients were included in this meta-analysis comparing percutaneous endoscopic discectomy and traditional open discectomy for lumbar disc herniation. The pooled outcomes of interest included the likelihood of post-operative paresthesia, direct nerve root damage, disc recurrence, and intraoperative hemorrhage/hematoma. The results of this me...
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