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Table 5 Referral to a specialist, n (%)

From: Diagnosis and management of lumbar spinal stenosis in primary care in France: a survey of general practitioners

Never 0 (0.0)
In cases of diagnosis doubt 29 (34.1)
Upon evocation of diagnosis 45 (52.9)
In case of therapeutic failure 46 (54.1)
Other reason for referral 8 (9.4)
To which specialist ?
 Neurologist 12 (14.1)
 Rheumatologist 52 (61.2)
 Specialist of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 24 (28.2)
 Orthopedic surgeon/ neurosurgeon 69 (81.2)
 Other 5 (5.9)
  1. N = 85