Intervention Protocol

Minimally invasive discectomy versus microdiscectomy/discectomy for symptomatic lumbar disc herniation

  1. Mohammad R Rasouli1,
  2. Vafa Rahimi-Movaghar2,*,
  3. Farhad Shokraneh3,
  4. Maziar Moradi-Lakeh4,
  5. Roger Chou5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Back Group

Published Online: 31 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010328

How to Cite

Rasouli MR, Rahimi-Movaghar V, Shokraneh F, Moradi-Lakeh M, Chou R. Minimally invasive discectomy versus microdiscectomy/discectomy for symptomatic lumbar disc herniation (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD010328. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010328.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Rothman Institute at Jefferson, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  2. 2

    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Sina Trauma and Surgery Research Center, Sina Hospital, Tehran, Tehran, Iran

  3. 3

    Tabriz University Medical Sciences, Research Center for Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology and Iranian Center for Evidence-Based Medicine, Tabriz, Iran

  4. 4

    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Department of Community Medicine, Knowledge Utilization Research Center, Tehran, Tehran, Iran

  5. 5

    Oregon Health & Science University, Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology, Portland, Oregon, USA

*Vafa Rahimi-Movaghar, Sina Trauma and Surgery Research Center, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Hassan-Abad Square, Imam Khomeini Ave, Tehran, Tehran, 11365-3876, Iran. v_rahimi@sina.tums.ac.ir.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 31 JAN 2013

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To compare the effect of minimally invasive discectomy and microdiscectomy/discectomy on primary outcomes (i.e., pain, neurologic deficit, and functional outcome) in lumbar discopathy.