A randomized controlled trial with >/=5 years of follow-up comparing minimally invasive and open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion in disc herniation at single level.

Zhao, Haien   •   Gao, Haoran   •   Zhou, Chengpei   •   Qian, Shu   •   Yuan, Yifang   •   Xue, Weigao   •   Qian, Jixian

published in: Experimental and therapeutic medicine



endpoint

blood loss (undefined)
complication rate (undefined)
fusion rate (undefined)
operative time (undefined)
VAS (back) (undefined)


basics

diagnosis:
disc prolaps

localization:
lumbar → motion segment → L2/L3
lumbar → motion segment → L3/L4
lumbar → motion segment → L4/L5
lumbar → motion segment → L5/S1

method:
surgical therapy → TLIF open
surgical therapy → TLIF minimally invasive

publication details

10.3892/etm.2019.7368
pubmed
30988744
2019
Journal Article
randomized controlled trial
no
prospective
1b