microdiscectomy

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At IBS hospital we have one of the most modern and comprehensive medical centers in the country and hosts many national clinical and academic programs and is continuing to add major research and academic capabilities. Our neurological and neurosurgical departments offer all the procedures and techniques necessary for a precise diagnosis as well as for precise guidance during brain surgery. At IBS we have neurosurgeons to treat neurological diseases which include head injury, spinal injury, brain tumors and spinal tumors. We have specialization in treating seizures or epilepsy as well as modern treatments for movement disorders like Parkinson's disease.

At IBS hospital we have one of the most modern and comprehensive medical centers in the country and hosts many national clinical and academic programs and is continuing to add major research and academic capabilities. Our neurological and neurosurgical departments offer all the procedures and techniques necessary for a precise diagnosis as well as for precise guidance during brain surgery. At IBS we have neurosurgeons to treat neurological diseases which include head injury, spinal injury, brain tumors and spinal tumors. We have specialization in treating seizures or epilepsy as well as modern treatments for movement disorders like Parkinson's disease.

Orthopedic The Microdiscectomy procedure is a minimally invasive procedure done using a microscope to remove fragments from herniated discs.

How is it done?

Microdiscectomy is a procedure which is performed using local anesthetic combined with intravenous sedation. The procedure may also be used in small incision which is made between the bones of the vertebrae on the back. Generally a small incision of about two inches is made and the surgeon will then move the back muscles to the side. Next a flexible tube containing a high powered telescope and surgical implements is used to perform the spine surgery. During the surgery the herniated disc tissue and fragments are removed. Microdiscectomy might be performed under a neighborhood analgesic joined with intravenous sedation, which implies you would be wakeful amid the back surgery. The procedure involves usage of general analgesic that may likewise be utilized. There is a little entry point which is around two inches and is made between the bones of the vertebrae on the back. Next the specialist moves the back muscles to the side. A powerful telescope along with an adaptable tube containing surgical actualizes to perform the spine surgery and aide the specialist as herniated circle tissue and pieces are expelled.

Why is it done?

The procedure of Microdiscectomy is generally done to get relieve from nerve & leg pain. The pain occurs because of herniation of the intervertebral discs which have put pressure on adjacent nerves or have herniated into the spinal canal.

Risks & complications

The risk and complication generally seen is infrequent and usually minor in nature. There are various risk factors with spine surgery which includes the possibility of:

  • There could be Nerve root damage which might lead to sensation of numbness, tingling or weakness in the legs
  • Re-herniation of the same plate
  • Pain that endures or compounds after surgery
  • reaction to anesthesia
Alternatives

There are some alternative approaches discussed by the surgeon for the microdiscectomy procedure such as medication to relieve pain, , epidural (cortisone) injections, weight loss, steroids and physical therapy. This procedure may be recommended.

 

 

 

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