chemonucleolysis


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Related to chemonucleolysis: discectomy, laminectomy
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che·mo·nu·cle·ol·y·sis

n. quimionucleólisis, disolución por inyección de una enzima proteolítica del núcleo pulposo de una hernia.
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Du et al., "CT-guided chemonucleolysis combined with psoas compartment block in lumbar disc herniation: A randomized controlled study," Pain Medicine, vol.
Over the last two decades, several kinds of operative techniques have been generated in the treatment of lumbar disc herniation patients (chemonucleolysis, laser discectomy and endoscopic-assisted techniques), but they have not become widely accepted into clinical practice due to having a limited range of indications and often unsatisfactory clinical results (7-9).
Cleary, "Single-blind randomised controlled trial of chemonucleolysis and manipulation in the treatment of symptomatic lumbar disc herniation, " European Spine Journal, vol.
Any type of disc degeneration model, induced by needle puncture, mechanical loading, or chemonucleolysis was included regardless of the animal species.
Condoliase is being developed for use as a chemonucleolysis treatment to break down selected components of the IVD, primarily within the nucleus pulposus.
We will the further our discussion in the different alternative minimally invasive treatments, including chemonucleolysis, manual percutaneous discectomy (MPD), automated percutaneous lumbar discectomy (APLD), percutaneous lumbar laser discectomy (PLLD), and microendoscopic discectomy (MED).
Five-year results from chemonucleolysis with chymopapain or collagenase: A prospective randomized study.
Up to the present, volumetric reduction of nucleus pulposus has been achieved using various methods, such as chemonucleolysis, percutaneous laser discectomy and percutaneous discectomy.
An example is chymopapain, used for chemonucleolysis. It was initially associated with anaphylaxis in as many as 1.5% of administrations, but the introduction of prior skin testing significantly reduced this incidence (1).
The topics include the history of the surgical management of herniated lumbar disks from cauterization to arthroscopic and endoscopic spine surgery, the role of epidural and radicular veins in chronic back pain and radiculopathy, using a laser in minimally invasive spinal surgery and pain management, frameless stereotactic imaging techniques, and the rise and fall of chemonucleolysis. The companion disk contains additional images.