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Long-term results of treat ment of spinalstenosis

Long-term results of treat ment of spinalstenosis

Long-term results of treat ment of spinalstenosis

Surgical and conservative treatment, according to a new study provide similar long-term effects in patients with stenosis of the spinal canal. The study was conducted in a Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

Spinal stenosis - a narrowing of the spinal canal with spinal cord, leading to pain in back and legs, and to neurological symptoms.

The study involved 650 patients with spinal stenosis. They already had the previous surgery (with innovative surgical instrument kits) or medication and physical therapy. The first few years the operated patients showed better results, but after differences smoothed. There was no significant difference in the severity of pain, motor and sensory disorders.

Both treatments were safe. The surgical instrument kits allows you to expand the walls of the spinal canal due to the removal of osteophytes. Physical therapy reduces swelling and inflammation of the affected nerve roots.

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