diskectomy


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diskectomy

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

diskectomy

Orthopedics Microsurgical laminotomy A technique that avoids vertebral exploration before disk surgery, reducing the risk of 'failed disk syndrome' as there is minimal excision of bone and epidural fat and minimal nerve root adhesion. See Laminectomy, Percutaneous diskectomy.

Diskectomy

The surgical removal of a portion of an intervertebral disk.
Mentioned in: Disk Removal
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Anterior Transcorporeal Approach to Percutaneous Endoscopic Cervical Diskectomy for Single-Level Cervical Intervertebral Disk Herniation: Case Series with 2-Year Follow-Up.
Kim, "Changes in cervical sagittal alignment after single-level posterior percutaneous endoscopic cervical diskectomy," Global Spine Journal, vol.
Evaluation of the optimal pre-emptive dose of gabapentin for postoperative pain relief after lumbar diskectomy: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
The 1-year rate of reoperation for recurrent stenosis in SPORT was just 1.3%, versus reoperation rates of around 10% in studies of diskectomy for low back pain from a herniated disk.
CYRIL RABEN PER-FORMED A CERVICAL DISKECTOMY AND FUSION SURGERY ON THERESA PAULINO'S SPINE.
The most common surgical options include diskectomy, during which the herniated portion of the disk is removed, and fusion, in which the problematic disk is removed and the vertebrae are permanently connected to one another.
Among the specific topics are surgical indications and approach for managing cervical facet fractures, repeat diskectomy versus fusion for recurrent lumbar disk herniation, indications and efficacy of rigid versus dynamic cervical plants, and the use of prophylactic antibiotics in spine surgery.
However, if surgery is needed, a diskectomy may be recommended to remove the part of the disk that is pressing on the nerve.
However, some patients are treated with a surgical procedure known as a diskectomy.
A 63-year-old female with a history of spondylolisthesis underwent L4-L5 diskectomy and facetectomy with cage placement for back and leg pain.
The patient was transferred to the operating room for corpectomy and diskectomy with decompression and irrigation with vancomycin saline.
Duropleural fistula manifested as a large pleural transudate: an unusual complication of transthoracic diskectomy. Chest 1998; 114:1786-1789.