Microscopically Assisted Percutaneous Technique as a Minimally Invasive Approach to the Posterior Spine

  • R. Greiner-Perth
  • H. Boehm
  • H. El Saghir


Visual Analogue Scale Disc Herniation Oswestry Disability Index Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Lumbar Disc Herniation 
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  • R. Greiner-Perth
  • H. Boehm
  • H. El Saghir

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