Spine

Common Surgical Treatments & Pricing

Microdisectomy

 

Also known as microdecompression or microdiskectomy, microdisectomy is a surgical procedure that removes a small portion of a herniated intervertebral disc. The procedure is done to relieve pressure on the nerves adjacent to the herniated disc, thus alleviating  the majority of symptoms relevant to the patient’s condition. For instance, patients experiencing pain extending to their lower extremities will typically feel pain relief almost immediately after a microdiscectomy. Numbness, weakness, and other neurological symptoms typically take weeks or months for complete healing or to subside. 

Anterior Cervical Discectomy with Fusion

Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) may also be referred to as anterior cervical decompression. In order to reach the affected cervical segment, the incision is placed at the front, or anterior, of the cervical spine. The procedure involves removing the damaged disc between two vertebrae and immobilizing the joint via a plate and screws or bone graft. In total, the procedure involves two components: anterior cervical discectomy, or removal of an intervertebral disc, and a fusion to stabilize and immobilize the joint.

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Other Procedures

Normal Cervical Spine

Bone Spur

Thinned Intervertebral Discs

Cervical DDD

Screws

Plate

Cervical Discectomy & Fusion

Lumbar Discectomy with Fusion

lumbar discectomy with fusion is similar to an anterior cervical discectomy with fusion. However, instead of being approached from the front, this surgical procedure involves an incision from behind. It is important to note that both procedures are intended for patients that have failed all other treatment options. 

Normal Lumbar Spine

Pinching of the Spinal Cord due to Disc Herniation

Thinned Intervertebral Discs

Lumbar DDD

Screws

Plate

Lumbar Discectomy & Fusion

Lumbar Laminectomy

lumbar laminectomy removes the back portion of a vertebral body that covers your spinal cord. By removing this portion of the bone, the spinal canal is enlarged, thus relieving pressure off of the spinal cord or nerves. 

Additional Resources

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