Microendoscopy-assisted minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion for lumbar degenerative disease: short-term and medium-term outcomes.

Yang, Yang   •   Liu, Bin   •   Rong, Li-Min   •   Chen, Rui-Qiang   •   Dong, Jian-Wen   •   Xie, Pei-Gen   •   Zhang, Liang-Ming   •   Feng, Feng

published in: International journal of clinical and experimental medicine



endpoint

blood loss (undefined)
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fusion rate (undefined)
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basics

diagnosis:
disc prolaps
spinal stenosis
spondylolisthesis

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 minimally invasive
surgical therapy → TLIF open

publication details

pubmed
26885072
2015
Journal Article
randomized controlled trial
no
prospective
1a