News tagged with disc herniation

Less benefit for obese with lumbar disc herniation tx

(HealthDay)—Obese patients derive less benefit from both operative and non-operative lumbar disc herniation treatment, according to a study published in the Jan. 2 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Su ...

Feb 08, 2013
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Good stability with artificial disc plus cage fusion

(HealthDay) -- For patients with multi-level cervical disc herniation, artificial cervical disc replacement and adjacent segment cage fusion achieves definite stabilization and satisfactory mobility, according ...

Aug 10, 2012
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Surgery consultation common after MRI of the spine

(HealthDay)—Almost half of patients whose primary care physicians recommend a lumbosacral or cervical spine magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan go on to receive a surgical consultation, but few end up ...

Jan 02, 2013
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