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Lumbosacral Liposuction. A New Tool for The Treatment of Low Back Pain

By J. Théron, L. Guimaraens, A. Casasco, H. Coellar and T. Sola

Abstract

To obtain a better active contention of the lumbosacral spine, a new technique of liposuction of the fat surrounding the atrophied paraspinal muscles is described. A preliminary series of 40 patients presenting low back pain symptoms is presented. The technique, per for - med on an out patient basis is well tolerated. The MR follow-up controls regularly showed an expansion of the paraspinal muscles. The overall results obtained on this preliminary non uniform series showed encouraging results with 77.5% of very good or good results

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Publisher: Centauro S.r.l.
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