Operative vs. Non-Operative Therapy for Sciatica. What does Peul et al suggest?. Sciatica: Background. Sciatica is relatively common; lifetime incidence is 13% to 40% (Frymoyer, 1992) Annual incidence of an episode of sciatica is 1% to 5% (Frymoyer, 1988)
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What does Peul et al suggest?
Source: Stafford et al, 2007
Stafford et al, 2007
Peul et al, 2007, New England Journal of Medicine
“A hazard ratio of 2 means that treatment will cause the patient to heal faster, but in a very specific sense. In the context of hazard ratio, “fast” means that a treated patient who has not yet healed by a certain time has twice the chance of being healed at the next point in time compared to someone in the control group” (Spruance et al, 2004)