Resources

  • References


    Bach HG, Lim RD. Minimally invasive spine surgery for low back pain.
    Dis Mon.
    2005;51:34-57.


    Lavelle W, Carl A, Lavelle ED. Invasive and minimally invasive surgical techniques for back pain conditions.
    Anesthesiol Clin.
    2007;25:899-911.


    Treatment options: low back (lumbar). University of Southern California, Department of Neurological Surgery website. Available at:
    http://www.usc.edu/schools/medicine/departments/neurological%5Fsurgery/clinical/spina/treatmentoptions-lumbar.htm. Accessed September 8, 2009.


    Treatment options: neck (cervical). University of Southern California website. Available at:
    http://www.usc.edu/schools/medicine/departments/neurological%5Fsurgery/clinical/spina/treatmentoptions-cervical.htm. Accessed September 8, 2009.


    6/7/2007 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Peul WC, van Houwelingen HC, van den Hout WB, et al. Surgery versus prolonged conservative treatment for sciatica.
    N Engl J Med.
    2007;356:2245-2256.

  • Resources

    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

    http://www.ninds.nih.gov/

    North American Spine Society

    http://www.spine.org/

  • Canadian Resources

    Canadian/American Spinal Research Organization

    http://www.csro.com/