Discectomy (by endoscope/microscope)


Candidate/ Indication
  • Lumbar disc herniation/herniated disc
  • Recurrent lumbar disc herniation
  • Approach from the back of the lumbar spine
  • Remove part of the herniated disc that compress the nerve 
  • 2 Surgical techniques for discectomy
    • Endoscopic discectomy (by using endoscope)
    • Microscopic discectomy (by using microscope)
  • Surgical technique depends on pathology and surgeon experience
  • Hospital stay for 1 day after endoscopic discectomy
  • Hospital stay for 2 days after microscopic discectomy
  • Wound healing 7-10 days

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