discectomy


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discectomy

n (pl -mies) discectomía
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Patients with an American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) physical status class I II, aged between 18 and 70 years and scheduled for microscopic single level lumbar discectomy were included in the study.
There are various types of the spinal surgery such as discectomy, laminectomy, fusion and artificial disks, for these surgeries to carry out spinal positioning becomes very important and hence spinal surgery tables plays an important role.
KEYWORDS: Lumbar disc herniation, Microendoscopic discectomy, Percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic discectomy.
NuVasive announced the results of the study "Early Clinical Outcomes Comparing Porous PEEK, Smooth PEEK, and Structural Allograft Interbody Devices for Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion," published online in the Journal of Spine & Neurosurgery, which concludes that the NuVasive proprietary Cohere(R) Porous polyetheretherketone, or PEEK, implant demonstrates a clear benefit in promoting improved early outcomes over structural allograft and smooth PEEK in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, or ACDF, procedures.
The plaintiff suffered spinal injuries and underwent a cervical discectomy, decompression and joint fusion of the C4 to C7 vertebrae.
It is ironic that in an era where endoscopic procedures were championed for their ability to provide direct visualization of anatomical structures in other subspecialties, the precursor to modern day endoscopic spine techniques was heralded by a "blind" nucleotomy or discectomy. Borrowing from principles from percutaneous biopsy of vertebral body lesions, (7-9) a technique for fluoroscopic-guided percutaneous non-visualized discectomy under local anesthesia was described by Parvis Kambin in 1973 (10) and Hijikata et al.
The most common treatments for patients with DDD are either discectomy or spinal fusion.
For me, the cure was anterior cervical discectomy and fusion surgery to the spine, which I had in February this year.
For instance, research on surgery times has found that the average time for a two-level Anterior Cervical discectomy and Fusion, including anesthesia, is 2.3 hr.
To the Editor: Percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy (PELD) becomes increasingly popular among spine surgeries in recent years.
The MD method produces less tissue damage than conventional open discectomy (OD) and, thus, leads to less epidural fibrosis, postoperative back pain, radicular pain, and segmental instability [4-7].
Additionally, Benvenue Medical launched its new Orbit Discectomy Instrumentation that facilitates a circumferential and comprehensive discectomy and endplate preparation to achieve a fusion.