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Quantitative radiologic criteria for the diagnosis of lumbar spinal stenosis: a systematic literature review

Johann Steurer1*, Simon Roner1, Ralph Gnannt2, Juerg Hodler2 and On behalf of the LumbSten Research Collaboration, Zurich, Switzerland

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1 Horten Centre for patient oriented research and knowledge transfer, University Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland

2 Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland

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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011, 12:175  doi:10.1186/1471-2474-12-175

Published: 28 July 2011

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Search strategy in Medline. Search terms, combination of the terms and number of identified publications are reported.

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Radiologic descriptors applied in the original studies. Radiologic descriptors form the the 20 primary studies comparing various treatment modalities in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis included in four systematic reviews.

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