The Danish DiscusBase gathers data on patients who are treated for a discus prolapse. In Denmark the annual number of patients who get a discus prolapse is 3,500, hence 1.000 get surgery.
The Danish DicusBase has gathered data since 1998.
Health Scientific contact
Professor Claus Manniche, Sygehus Fyn – Ringe.
The Danish DiscusBase is affiliated to Competence Centre North for Clinical Quality Databases.
The Danish DicusBase's latest annual report (PDF-format) contains results from 2004 - Please note that the report is made for health scientific use and might be difficult to read if you do not have a medical background. The report is only available in Danish.
LINK: Dansk DicusBases