Surgical versus nonsurgical therapy for lumbar spinal stenosis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Vertebrae
  • Physical Therapy Modalities
  • Spinal Stenosis

abstract

  • In the combined as-treated analysis, patients who underwent surgery showed significantly more improvement in all primary outcomes than did patients who were treated nonsurgically. (ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT00000411 [ClinicalTrials.gov].).

publication date

  • February 21, 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2576513

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1056/NEJMoa0707136

PubMed ID

  • 18287602

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 794

end page

  • 810

volume

  • 358

number

  • 8