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Fig. 1. From: The efficacy of minimally invasive discectomy compared with open discectomy: a meta-analysis of prospective randomized controlled trials.

Flow diagram depicting the literature search strategy used to retrieve the prospective RCTs evaluating the improvement in leg pain in patients with radiculopathy undergoing minimally invasive compared with open discectomy.

Hormuzdiyar H. Dasenbrock, et al. J Neurosurg Spine. 2012 May;16(5):452-462.
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Fig. 2. From: The efficacy of minimally invasive discectomy compared with open discectomy: a meta-analysis of prospective randomized controlled trials.

Forest plots evaluating the long-term pain relief measured by the VAS score, short-term pain relief measured by the VAS score, operative time, total complications, rates of incidental durotomies, and reoperation for recurrent disc herniation in patients randomized to MID compared with those randomized to OD.

Hormuzdiyar H. Dasenbrock, et al. J Neurosurg Spine. 2012 May;16(5):452-462.

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