Loading...
RCT
ACE Report #155
Ace Report Cover Spine

Symptomatic improvement with plasma disc decompression in cervical disc herniation


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Plasma disc decompression for contained cervical disc herniation: a randomized, controlled trial

Eur Spine J. 2010 Mar;19(3):477-86. Epub 2009 Nov 10

Contributing Authors: A Cesaroni PV Nardi

Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here

Synopsis

115 patients with neck/arm pain and had failed conservative care for at least 30 days were randomized to be managed with either plasma disc decompression or continued conservative care. At 1 year, the improvement in visual analopg scale (VAS), Neck Disability Index (NDI), and SF-36 in patients undergoing plasma disc decompression were superior to those receiving CC for contained cervical disc hern...

CME Image

Continuing Medical Education Credits

You could be earning 0.5 CME credits for each report you read.

LEARN MORE

Please Login or Join to leave comments.