Herniated Lumbar Disc and Lumbar Radiculopathy

  • Parviz Kambin


The satisfactory outcome of arthroscopically and endoscopically assisted management of herniated lumbar discs hinges on accurate diagnosis of the symptom-producing site. Although the mean age of onset of symptoms of disc herniation is around 35 yr, disc herniations are occasionally observed in populations older than 60 or younger than 20 yr of age. In younger children, combined slippage of the intervertebral disc and the vertebral plates may be responsible for the presenting symptomatology.


Intervertebral Disc Spinal Canal Disc Herniation Lumbar Disc Disc Fragment 
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  • Parviz Kambin
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  1. 1.Drexel University College of MedicinePhiladelphia

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