Lumbar Spine Injuries

The Mayo Clinic's website is a great place to look up information about accident related injuries; her is a link to an article about lumbar spine injuries: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/inside.asp?AID=432&UID=

The following is the abstract from an article titled:  "Minimally Invasive Procedures for Disorders of the Lumbar Spine" by H. GORDON DEEN, MD; DOUGLAS S. FENTON, MD; TIM J. LAMER, MD :

"In the past decade, there has been a substantial increase in interest in minimally invasive procedures in all areas of medicine, particularly for spinal disorders. Some of these techniques represent notable advances in spinal care and have major roles in the care of patients with back-related symptoms. Other techniques appear to offer no benefit and in some cases may be less effective than conventional treatments. Percutaneous lumbar diskectomy techniques hold considerable promise; however, lumbar microdiskectomy is the gold standard for surgical treatment of lumbar disk protrusion with radiculopathy. Intradiskal electrothermal therapy is emerging as a useful option for selected patients with intractable mechanical back pain whose only other option historically has been a spinal fusion. Percutaneous fusion techniques are in their infancy and may prove to be beneficial for these patients as well. Percutaneous vertebral augmentation, including vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty, has become the treatment of choice for many patients with intractable back pain secondary to vertebral insufficiency fractures. Spinal injections are important for evaluating and managing spinal pain and can be extremely useful diagnostically and therapeutically. This multidisciplinary review outlines the status of these procedures and offers suggestions for their use in patient care."

The article explains the differences and the pros and cons of different types of back surgery.  The internet has become a great place to get more information about injuries and treatment; just

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