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Surgical Approach to Lumbar Disc Herniations

  • F. Loew
  • W. Caspar
Part of the Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery book series (NEUROSURGERY, volume 5)

Abstract

The results of the operative treatment of lumbar disc prolapses depend not only upon operative technique and skill, the degree of radicular impairment and other facets of the patient’s condition but also upon the correct selection of cases for surgery.

Keywords

Spinous Process Lumbar Disc Lumbar Disc Herniation Ligamentum Flavum Intervertebral Foramen 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Loew
    • 1
  • W. Caspar
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurosurgical University Clinic of the SaarlandHomburg/SaarFederal Republic of Germany

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