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Trends in Inpatient versus Outpatient Lumbar Microdiscectomy in the United States of America: An Epidemiologic and Economic Analysis

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2017.027
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404–8
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This is a significant increase in outpatient microdiscectomy over the study period of seven years. This has been shown to be due to increase reimbursement.

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12 May, 2017
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e-Published: 10 Jul, 2017

Degenerative Disc Disease of the Lumbar Spine on MRI

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192–5
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Degenerative Disc Disease of the lumbar spine occurred in older and heavier patients. Gender did not affect the presence or the extent of the disease. However, compared to females, males showed a marginally increased tendency to have degenerative disc disease at L1/2 and L5/S1.

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e-Published: 02 Oct, 2013
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