• When is discectomy indicated for lumbar disc disease? 

    Young, Kisha; Brown, Rhett; Kaufmann, Leonora; Mounsey, Anne L. (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2011-08)
    Emergent discectomy is indicated in the presence of cauda equina and severe, progressive neuromotor deficits (strength of recommendation [SOR]: C, expert opinion). Elective discectomy for sciatica caused by lumbar disc ...