Tag: BMJ

Death rates after spinal fusion and other surgeries “similar” regardless of...

Death rates after major surgery are similar regardless of whether a male or female surgeon operates on a male or female patient, a large...

Full-endoscopic transforaminal discectomy is “an effective alternative” to open microdiscectomy in...

Percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic discectomy (PTED) can be considered as an effective alternative to open microdiscectomy in treating sciatica. This is the key finding from...

VERTOS IV raises doubts about vertebroplasty

Percutaneous vertebroplasty does not result in statistically significant greater pain relief than a sham procedure, reports a study detailing the results of the VERTOS...