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Table 2 Data collection and outcome measures

From: Prolonged conservative treatment or 'early' surgery in sciatica caused by a lumbar disc herniation: rationale and design of a randomized trial [ISRCT 26872154]

Time in weeks ? 0 2,4 8 12 26 38 52 78 104
Likert X X X X X X X X X X
Neurological examination   X   X   X   X   
Severity of complaints (VAS) X X X X X X X X X X
McGill X          
Health Status (SF 36) X    X   X   X   X
Functional Status (RDQ) X X X X X X X X X X
EuroQol/VAS Q-of-life X X X X X X X X X X
MRI   X        X  
Costs X X X X X X X X X X
Prolo X    X   X   X   
Complications   X   X   X   X   
Surgery     X   X   X X X
SFBI X X   X   X   X   X