REINTERVENCIONES DESPUÉS DE LA DISCECTOMIA

REINTERVENCIONES DESPUÉS DE LA DISCECTOMIA

En este original, se establecen las tasas de reintervenciones después de una discectomia: Analysis of data obtained from 13,654 patient records revealed a rate of additional lumbar surgeries after single-level discectomy of 3.95% (539/13654) within 3 months and 12.2% (766/6274) within 4 years of the index procedure. Lumbar spinal fusion was performed on 5.9% (370/6274) of patients within 4 years. Patients who received a re-exploration discectomy within 2 years of the index procedure went on to receive lumbar fusion at a rate of 38.4% (48/125) within the 4 years after the re-exploration discectomy.