Spine Surgery

Overview of Minimally Invasive Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion (MIS-DLIF)                   About 60% of Americans are affected by chronic low back pain at some point in their life, leading to an estimated cost of $635 billion in medical bills, and loss productivity. The treatment for this condition...

                  Minimally invasive spine surgery has been found to have more advantages over the traditional open spinal surgery. It has been found that minimally invasive spinal surgery results in less blood loss, decreased hospitalization duration, less pain after surgery, earlier return to activities after surgery...

Microdiscectomy is a procedure used for patients with painful low back (lumbar) herniated discs. This procedure is a commonly performed surgery that is done by neurosurgeons and orthopedic spine surgeons. The operation consists of removing a part of the intervertebral disc that is protruding into...

Chronic back pain can interfere with normal daily activities for many patients. A surgery used to relieve back pain is the laminectomy, which involves removal of a small portion of the vertebral bone (lamina). This eases compression of the spinal cord and nerves, and is...

A lumbar microdiscectomy is a surgery performed to provide decompression for spinal stenosis. When a portion of a lumbar (lower back) disc herniates, the inner material can press on or irritate the spinal cord and associated nerves. This can lead to serious leg and back...

A new innovative procedure for painful, worn-out spinal discs is artificial disc replacement (ADR). With this spinal procedure, the surgeon uses an anterior (from the front abdominal region) approach to replacing a painful disc with a plastic and/or metal prosthesis. The artificial disc replacement is...

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