Cigarette smoking dose as a predictor of need for surgical intervention in patients with lumbar disk herniation
Purpose: Numerous studies have investigated the significant relationship between sciatic pain, radiating lower back pain, lumbosacral radicular syndrome or other disk disorders and cigarette smoking; however, only few reports have demonstrated the relationship between the total smoking dose and lumb...
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Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
|Series:||Journal of Medical Sciences|