Percutaneous endoscopic treatment of foraminal and extraforaminal disc herniation at the L5/S1 level experience of a single centre

T. Lübbers, R. Abuamona & A.E. Elsharkawy
Objective: The aim of this study is to evaluate the outcome of percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy (PELD) in terms of postoperative pain in the first 6 months after surgery. Methods: Between September 2004 and April 2010, 240 percutaneous endoscopic disc herniation surgeries have been carried[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]