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Percutaneous Nucleotomy of the Lumbar Disk: Method and Preliminary Results

  • U. Salvolini
  • U. Pasquini
  • F. Menichelli
  • R. Rossi

Abstract

Percutaneous nucleotomy is a new method for decompressing herniated lumbar disks and can be considered a new device in interventional radiology. It is an alternative to traditional laminectomy in selec- ted cases and is less invasive [3,4,5]. It is based on concepts of percutaneous diskectomy, presented as an alternative to traditional laminectomy [2] and to chemonucleolysis [1].

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Authors and Affiliations

  • U. Salvolini
  • U. Pasquini
  • F. Menichelli
  • R. Rossi

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