A limited number of cases have been reported in which gas-containing lumbar disc herniation caused compression of nerve roots. The authors describe two patients in whom computerized tomography scanning revealed a large intraspinal gas collection that appeared to be causing nerve root compression and that was successfully evacuated by percutaneous needle aspiration.
|Titolo:||Percutaneous treatment of gas-containing lumbar disc herniation : report of two cases|
ZAVANONE, MARIO (Penultimo)
|Parole Chiave:||Aged; Follow-Up Studies; Humans; Intervertebral Disc Displacement; Male; Needles; Nerve Compression Syndromes; Spinal Nerve Roots; Suction; Tomography, X-Ray Computed; Gases; Lumbar Vertebrae|
|Settore Scientifico Disciplinare:||Settore MED/27 - Neurochirurgia|
|Data di pubblicazione:||lug-1999|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su periodico|