Analysis of clinical characteristics and surgical results of upper lumbar disc herniations


Yucea İ. , Kahyaoglu O., Mertan P., ÇAVUŞOĞLU H. , Aydin Y.

NEUROCHIRURGIE, vol.65, no.4, pp.158-163, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 65 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.neuchi.2019.04.002
  • Title of Journal : NEUROCHIRURGIE
  • Page Numbers: pp.158-163

Abstract

Background. - Upper lumbar disc herniation (ULDH) is described mostly in levels L1-2, L2-3 and L3-4 of the lumbar spine in the literature and accounts for less than 10% of all disc herniations. The aim of our study was to evaluate the clinical characteristics and surgical results of ULDH.