What Is A Minimally Invasive Discectomy?
How It's Performed
Next, a fluoroscope (real time X-Ray) or small operative microscope is used to visualize the affected disc. Once the damaged disc and surrounding areas are identified, the herniated portions of the spinal disc and/or any bone spurs are removed using small surgical tools. The incision is then closed and covered with a small bandage.
In most cases, a Minimally Invasive Discectomy can be performed on an outpatient basis due to the reduced trauma to the spine and muscular structures. In fact, most patients are up and walking shortly after this procedure and physical therapy will begin within a few days of the procedure, if needed.
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