Elevated levels of tumor necrosis factor-alpha and TNFR1 in recurrent herniated lumbar discs correlate with chronicity of postoperative sciatic pain

Pablo Andrade*, Govert Hoogland, Onno P. Teernstra, Jasper van Aalst, Emiel van Maren, Marc A. Daemen, Veerle Visser-Vandewalle

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)243-251
JournalThe Spine Journal
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2016


  • Discectomy
  • Intervertebral disc
  • Lumbar disc herniation
  • Sciatica
  • TNF-alpha
  • Neuroinflammation
  • Chronic pain
  • Pain
  • TNF-alpha receptors
  • Leg pain

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