• Comparable Increases in Dural Sac Area After Three Different Posterior Decompression Techniques for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Radiological Results From a Randomized Controlled Trial in the NORDSTEN Study 

      Hermansen, Erland; Austevoll, Ivar Magne; Hellum, Christian; Storheim, Kjersti; Myklebust, Tor Åge; Aaen, Jørn Ståle; Banitalebi, Hasan; Anvar, Masoud; Rekeland, Frode; Brox, Jens Ivar; Franssen, Eric; Weber, Clemens; Solberg, Tore; Haug, Knut Jørgen; Grundnes, Oliver; Brisby, Helena; Indrekvam, Kari (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Purpose: To investigate changes in dural sac area after three different posterior decompression techniques in patients undergoing surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis. Decompression of the nerve roots is the main surgical ...
    • Comparison of 3 Different Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: A Randomized Clinical Trial 

      Hermansen, Erland; Austevoll, Ivar Magne; Hellum, Christian; Storheim, Kjersti; Myklebust, Tor Åge; Aaen, Jørn Ståle; Banitalebi, Hasan; Anvar, Masoud D; Rekeland, Frode; Brox, Jens Ivar; Franssen, Eric; Weber, Clemens; Solberg, Tore; Furunes, Håvard; Grundnes, Oliver; Brisby, Helena; Indrekvam, Kari (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Importance: Operations for lumbar spinal stenosis is the most often performed surgical procedure in the adult lumbar spine. This study reports the clinical outcome of the 3 most commonly used minimally invasive posterior ...
    • Reliability of preoperative MRI findings in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis 

      Banitalebi, Hasan; Espeland, Ansgar; Anvar, Masoud D; Hermansen, Erland; Hellum, Christian; Brox, Jens Ivar; Myklebust, Tor Åge; Indrekvam, Kari; Brisby, Helena; Weber, Clemens; Aaen, Jørn Ståle; Austevoll, Ivar Magne; Grundnes, Oliver; Negård, Anne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is an important tool in preoperative evaluation of patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS). Reported reliability of various MRI findings in LSS varies from fair to excellent. ...