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A “Herniated Disc” by Any Other Name…Might Not Get Appropriate Treatment.

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Lumbar Disc Nomenclature: Version 2.0 now provides universally-accepted definitions  on common spine conditions and includes the most recent recommendations of the combined task forces of the North American Spine Society, the American Society of Spine Radiology and the American Society of Neuroradiology. This article is a revision of a landmark 2001 document originally published in Spine, and there is an interesting editorial pointing out the pro's and con's of the changes.

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