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Percutaneous Endoscopic Discectomy vs. Traditional Open Surgery for Lumbar Disc Herniation

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June 2022

Percutaneous Endoscopic Discectomy vs. Traditional Open Surgery for Lumbar Disc Herniation

Vol: 253| Issue: 1| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Clinical Efficacy and Safety of Percutaneous Spinal Endoscopy versus Traditional Open Surgery for Lumbar Disc Herniation: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

J Healthc Eng. 2022 Mar 16;2022: 6033989.

Contributing Authors:
X Xu C Chen Y Tang F Wang Y Wang

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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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