Table 2:

Recovery from lumbosacral pain and sciatica after a mean follow-up of 25 months in 38 patientsa

InterventionNo. of Patients
PainlessMild PainModerate PainSevere PainTotal
  • a Recovery was assessed by the VAS (VAS of 0, painless; 1–3, mild pain; 4–6, moderate pain; and 7–10, severe pain). Paired-samples t test showed a significant difference between the preoperative and postoperative periods (P <.001), suggesting that the fibrin glue therapy could significantly improve the symptoms of pain.