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Results and Complicated Course after Surgery for Lumbar Disc Herniation

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The statistics on lumbar disc operations hitherto published comprised mainly the cases of one or a few clinics during a long period of observation. This offers the advantage of a rather constant surgical technique. However, due to regional particularities and to changing social influences, a general evaluation becomes complicated. Thus, in order to evaluate a representative number of cases a joint follow-up study was initiated, 15 neurosurgical clinics of the FRG and of Austria entering their disc material of 1971 and 1972.


  • Lumbar Disc
  • Late Recurrence
  • Recurrence Group
  • Lumbar Disc Operation
  • Recurrence Operation

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Oppel, F., Schramm, J., Schirmer, M., Zeitner, M. (1977). Results and Complicated Course after Surgery for Lumbar Disc Herniation. In: Wüllenweber, R., Brock, M., Hamer, J., Klinger, M., Spoerri, O. (eds) Lumbar Disc Adult Hydrocephalus. Advances in Neurosurgery, vol 4. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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