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Surgery for sciatica should be optional

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 07 June 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:1188

Patients with enduring sciatica caused by a herniated intervertebral disc can have a microdiscectomy or more conservative treatment, with the option of later surgery if symptoms don't improve. After a year, the results were similar for both treatments in a recent trial. …

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