Latest Reviews

Cell Therapy for Treatment of Intervertebral Disc Degeneration: A Systematic Review.?

In Degenerative Spondylolisthesis, Unilateral Laminotomy for Bilateral Decompression Leads to Less Reoperations at 5 Years When Compared to Posterior Decompression With Instrumented Fusion20

Aging of the Cervical Spine in Healthy Volunteers A 10-Year Longitudinal Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study10

Microsurgical Treatment of Lumbar Disc Herniation: A Report of 158 Patients with a Mean Followup of More Than 32 Years.9

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Predictors Of Surgical Outcome In Patients with Intervertebral Disc Herniation12

Interspinous process devices(IPD) alone versus decompression surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis(LSS): A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.?

The influence of obesity on the outcome of treatment of lumbar disc herniation: analysis of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT).13

The Effects of Smoking and Smoking Cessation on Spine Surgery: A Systematic Review of the Literature.?

The Norwegian Cervical Arthroplasty Trial (NORCAT): 2-year clinical outcome after single-level cervical arthroplasty versus fusion-a prospective, single-blinded, randomized, controlled multicenter study.18

Decompression and Coflex interlaminar stabilization compared with decompression and instrumented spinal fusion for spinal stenosis and low-grade degenerative spondylolisthesis: two-year results from the prospective, randomized, multicenter, Food and Drug Administration Investigational Device Exemption trial.16


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Our mission is to be the most comprehensive online community devoted to the collection and dissemination of high quality, evidence based research findings, and unbiased study reviews related to spine care, while fostering transparent, open scholarly discussion amongst spine care professionals to improve treatment and outcomes. Spineopedia is a resource intended to enhance decision making by both spine providers and consumers.

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Featured Spineopedia Reviewed Study

Microsurgical Treatment of Lumbar Disc Herniation: A Report of 158 Patients with a Mean Followup of More Than 32 Years.

This is a retrospective review of reported outcomes of 158 patients,  with a minimum of 25 years followup after microsurgical discectomy of a lumbar herniated disc. The Authors conclude that microsurgical discectomy surgery is an effective technique with high patient satisfaction. This is an important retrospective long term view on microdiscectomy, and certainly is consistent […]


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