Turkish Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1998 , Vol 1 , Num 1
Lomber Disk Hastalığı ve Cerrahi Tedavisi
Talat Kırış 1 ,İnan Turantan 2
1 İstanbul Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Nöroşirürji Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul
2 İstanbul Üniversitesi İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi, Nöroşirürji Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul

Back and leg pain as a cause of herniated lumbar disc is a common problem of the general population.As a result, general practitioner as well as internist, neurologist, orthopedist, neurosurgeon and physical therapy specialists face a lot of certain cases in their daily office practice. In this study, we reviewed the anathomophysiological and pathophysiological aspects as well as the clinical pictures, differential diagnosis, surgical indications, surgical techniques and complications of lumbar disc disease in the light of our clinical exşperience and the recent literature. We particularly emphasized our criteria of patient selection for surgical intervention and described the microdiscectomy technique, that we use for surgical treatment of lumbar disc hernia.

Keywords : Lumbosacral spine, Nucleus pulposus, Lumbar disc disease, Microsurgery, Microdiscectomie