Role of Percutaneous Laser Disc Decompression in the Treatment of Discogenic Back Pain

  • William Black
  • Arpad S. Fejos
  • Daniel S.J. Choy


These results indicate that discogenic back pain, whether diagnosed clinically or via discogram, is amenable to PLDD. In the future, more comprehensive studies must be performed to support these findings. Based on this small study population, it can be concluded that PLDD may be an effective treatment for discogenic back pain with minimal natural recurrence.


Back Pain Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Intradiscal Pressure Outer Annulus Discogenic Pain 
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  • William Black
  • Arpad S. Fejos
  • Daniel S.J. Choy

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