Magnetic Resonance Imaging Predictors Of Surgical Outcome In Patients with Intervertebral Disc Herniation
Data from the Spine Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT) was used to form a retrospective cohort analysis regarding the treatment effects of nonsurgical and surgical patients with lumbar herniated discs. Baseline comparisons of patients who had complete and incomplete MRI studies were reviewed and there was no difference between the populations. Statistical analysis was based on […]
Abnormal magnetic-resonance scans of the lumbar spine in asymptomatic subjects. A prospective investigation.
This study published by Boden et al in 1990 was a landmark study that continues to be one of the most referenced works of all time relating to spinal disorders. Despite this study being referenced over 1000 times in the medical literature, there are several modern day concerns /criticisms of this study that must be […]