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Canal lombaire étroit: clinique, physiopathologie et traitement

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Chevallier-Ruggeri, Paola
Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2012, vol. 8, no. 332, p. 585-9
Abstract The lumbar spinal stenosis is a radiological description of a pathology that can present clinically by a neurogenic intermittent claudication; its diagnosis is mainly clinical. After listing the main criteria allowing the clinician to make a diagnosis, a review of available treatments is proposed. There are few quality studies and an empirical approach is often necessary. In severe cases, very disabling despite correct treatment, a surgical approach may be considered and discussed with the patient to avoid failure, sometimes linked to excessive expectations.
Keywords Age DistributionAnesthesia, LocalAnesthetics, Local/administration & dosageBupivacaine/administration & dosageDecompression, Surgical/methodsDiagnosis, DifferentialHumansIntermittent Claudication/etiologyLumbar VertebraeRisk FactorsSpinal Stenosis/complications/diagnosis/drug therapy/physiopathology/surgery/therapyTreatment Outcome
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Research groups Chirurgie orthopédique et traumatologique (98)
Mécanisme de l'inflammation articulaire (44)
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GENEVAY, Stéphane, CHEVALLIER-RUGGERI, Paola, FAUNDEZ, Antonio. Canal lombaire étroit: clinique, physiopathologie et traitement. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2012, vol. 8, n° 332, p. 585-9. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:27881

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