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

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  • Intervention

Authors

  • Mohammad R Rasouli,

    1. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Rothman Institute at Jefferson, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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  • Vafa Rahimi-Movaghar,

    Corresponding author
    1. Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Sina Trauma and Surgery Research Center, Sina Hospital, Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    • 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.

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  • Farhad Shokraneh,

    1. Tabriz University Medical Sciences, Research Center for Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology and Iranian Center for Evidence-Based Medicine, Tabriz, Iran
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  • Maziar Moradi-Lakeh,

    1. Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Department of Community Medicine, Knowledge Utilization Research Center, Tehran, Tehran, Iran
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  • Roger Chou

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

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