discectomy


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diskectomy

 [dis-kek´to-me]
excision of an intervertebral disk.

disc·ec·to·my

(disk-ek'tŏ-mē),
Excision, in part or whole, of an intervertebral disk.
Synonym(s): discotomy
[disco- + G. ektomē, excision]

discectomy

(dĭs-kĕk′tə-mē)
n.
The partial or complete excision of an intervertebral disk.

discectomy

disc·ec·to·my

(disk-ek'tŏ-mē)
Excision, in part or whole, of an intervertebral disc.
Synonym(s): discotomy.
[disco- + G. ektomē, excision]

discectomy

Surgical removal of the central pulpy nucleus (nucleus pulposus) of an intervertebral disc.
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NewVert is developing a novel, proprietary medical device implant, Octopus Spinal Annular Repair System (OSA), intended to provide a stable platform for tissue healing and superior patient outcomes following lumbar discectomy.
His technique is called the Universal Endoscopic Laser Discectomy (UED), and it is a minimally invasive technique for removing only the damaged part of the disc.
Barricaid allows for a limited discectomy while offering the potential for secure closure of the anular defect and a reduction in both the risk of recurrent disc herniation and disc height loss.
The surgical removal, or discectomy, of the herniation leaves a void within the spinal disc that can cause spine instability, loss of disc height and recurrent herniation.
PSC's revolutionary procedure is called Non-Traumatic Access Discectomy.
eSPIN is intended for use in cutting and grinding intervertebral disc material during discectomy for fusion procedures in L2-S1 spinal segments in skeletally mature patients with degenerative disc disease (DDD).
TransCorp Spine products are designed to enable the surgeon to rapidaly, safely and effectively decompress the cervical spine without the need to perform a discectomy, fusion or arthroplasty offering patients an early return to life activities.
Used to treat cervical disc damage, the Novel Cervical Interbody spacer is implanted surgically during an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) procedure.
A discectomy, or surgical removal of the herniation, leaves a void within the spinal disc that may lead to spinal instability, loss of disc height and risk of recurrent herniation.
Recent spine repair literature suggests that out of the 480,0002 discectomy procedures performed each year in the US, an overall re-herniation rate of 6% require repeat surgery.
It allows patients to spend less time in hospitals C The Universal Endoscopic Discectomy is an outpatient procedure, meaning that no overnight stay at a hospital is required for this back pain treatment.
KFAR SABA, Israel -- NLT SPINE, a developer of products aimed for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS) and percutaneous procedures, announced today that its eSpin discectomy device has received CE Mark approval, enabling the company to market it in Europe.