WHEN, TO WHOM AND WHICH SURGERY IN SPONDYLOARTHRITIS? ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF SURGICAL TREATMENT


Senkoylu A.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, cilt.14, ss.101-106, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Derleme
  • Cilt numarası: 14
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.101-106

Özet

Osteoarthritis of the spine or degenerative problems of the spine include disorders in very wide range of spectrum. Degenerative disc disease appears most important etiologic factor under this subject. Natural history of the degenerative problems of the spine shows very slow progression of the symptoms and neurologic deficit occurs seldomly. Therefore, the surgical treatment is required for the pain relieve and improving the quality of life in most of the patients.