This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To determine whether nucleoplasty improves clinical and functional outcomes compared to surgery or conservative treatment for patients with cervical radicular pain, radiculopathy due to disc herniation or both.

dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD011852, hdl.handle.net/1765/104662
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam

de Rooij, J.D, Harhangi, B.S, Verhagen, A.P, Groeneweg, J.G, Fehlings, M.G. (Michael G.), & Huygen, F.J.P.M. (2015). Nucleoplasty for cervical radiculopathy or cervical radicular pain due to disc herniation (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2015(9). doi:10.1002/14651858.CD011852