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Table 2 Data collection and outcome measures.

From: Cost-effectiveness of microendoscopic discectomy versus conventional open discectomy in the treatment of lumbar disc herniation: a prospective randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN51857546]

Time in weeks x 0 1 2 4 6 8 12 26 38 52 78 104
Treatment preference v       v     v   v
Expected recovery at 8 weeks v             
Likert v v v v v v v v v v v v v
Neurological examination v     v   v   v   v   
Prolo v     v   v   v   v   
Severity of complaints (VAS) v v   v v v v v v v v v v
McGill v           v   v
Functional status (Roland) v v v v v v v v v v v v v
Health status (SF 36) v     v   v   v   v v v
EuroQol v v   v v v v v v v v v v
SFBI v     v   v   v   v   
Costs (diary)      v   v   v   v v v
Surgery   v            
CK   v            
Complications   v    v   v   v   v