Percutaneous laser disc decompression combined with drug in the treatment for lumbar disc herniation
XIE Shou-de(Department of Clinical Pain,The Second People′s Hospital of Jingmen City,Jingmen 448000,China)
Objective To retrospectively analyse the effect of percutaneous laser disc decompression(PLDD)combined with drug treatment on lumbar disc herniation. Methods 90 patients diagnosed as lumbar disc herniation from February 2009 to November 2010 in our hospital were chosen for the study.All patients were followed up after 1,6 and 12 months of the treatment,and the therapeutic effect was evaluated. Results The excellent and good rate of PLDD treatment of 1,6 and 12 months follow-up were 94.4%,95.6% and 95.6%,the total efficiency were 97.8%,97.8% and 98.8%,respectively.The excellent rate of the 25～40 years old group(96.6%)was higher than the other age groups. Conclusion The PLDD combined with drug could effectively treat the patients with lumbar disc herniation and its influencing factors includes age and recovery time.