Percutaneous lumbar discectomy: a new adjunct to open surgery.

J. Callahan, J. Mealey, S. Shapiro

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Percutaneous automated lumbar discectomy is a new and alternative method to open operations for lumbar disc disease. The procedure and indications for the procedure are explained in this article. The results of the first 24 such procedures performed at the Indiana University Medical Center will be examined and discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)188-190
Number of pages3
JournalIndiana medicine : the journal of the Indiana State Medical Association
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1991

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  • Medicine(all)

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