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Spine Surgical Procedures

Vertebroplasty

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Spine Vertebroplasty Procedure This minimally invasive treatment is used to repair spine fractures caused by osteoporosis or cancer. Vertebroplasty procedure stabilizes the spine, providing rapid back pain relief and helping prevent further weakening of the spine. Source from...
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Total Disc Replacement

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Spine Total Disc Replacement Surgery One goal of this procedure is to relieve the pain caused by pinched nerves or discogenic pain in the lumbar spine by replacing a diseased or damaged disc with specialized metal and polyethylene implants. Source from AAOS , Viewmedica , WebMD
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Spinal Fusion

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Spine Spinal Fusion Spinal fusion is a surgical procedure used to correct problems with the small bones of the spine (vertebrae). It is essentially a “welding” process. The basic idea is to fuse together the painful vertebrae so that they heal into a single, solid...
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Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant

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Spine Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant Spinal cord stimulation (also called SCS) uses electrical impulses to relieve chronic pain of the back, arms and legs. It is believed that electrical pulses prevent pain signals from being received by the brain. SCS candidates include people...
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Micro Endoscopic Discectomy

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Spine Micro Endoscopic Discectomy This minimally invasive procedure is performed through a tubular device. It is designed to relieve pain caused by herniated discs pressing on nerve roots. This surgery is usually performed on an outpatient basis, which allows patients to leave...
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Lumbar Disc Microsurgery

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Spine Lumbar Disc Microsurgery Corpectomy is a procedure that involves removing the body of a vertebra and disk. Source from AAOS , Viewmedica , WebMD
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Laminectomy

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Spine Laminectomy and Fusion The goal of surgery for cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) is to open the space for the spinal cord. This involves removing the parts of bone or soft tissue that are pressing on the cord. The posterior approach involves an incision along the...
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Kyphoplasty

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Spine Kyphoplasty Kyphoplasty can be used to restore the vertebrae to a more normal shape. The person is given either a local or general anesthetic, and then a small incision is made in the person’s back. A balloon device is inserted into the fractured vertebrae and...
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Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy (IDET)

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Spine Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy (IDET) Intradiscal electrothermic therapy (IDET) is a relatively new, minimally invasive treatment for spinal disc – related chronic low back pain. This type of persistent disc pain is thought to be caused by nerve fibers that have...
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Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion

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Spine Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion One of the most common neck conditions that occurs with age is cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM). Over time, the normal wear-and-tear effects of aging can lead to a narrowing of the spinal canal. This compresses — or squeezes —...
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