Is There Nonetheless a Position for Interspinous Spacers within the Administration of Neurogenic Claudication?
Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2017 Jul;28(three):321-330
Authors: Ravindra VM, Ghogawala Z
Lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication is prevalent within the aged inhabitants. Decompression for this situation is the operation mostly used to deal with older sufferers. Due to the dangers related to open decompression procedures, significantly in older sufferers with comorbidities, minimally invasive procedures with implantation of interspinous course of gadgets have been developed. This text critiques the present position of interspinous spacers within the therapy of lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication and discusses the physique of literature surrounding this therapy various.
PMID: 28600006 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]