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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Objective: To compare the efficacy of spinal anaesthesia with general anaesthesia for lumbar discectomy in terms of theatre time and post-operative effects.
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