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What is the name of surgery for cauda equina syndrome

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Depends on cause: Urgent decompressionn of offending structures for fractured bone anterior copectomy for disc herniation posterior decompression and discectomy and dra ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
A laminectomy : This syndrome is due to compression of the nerve tissue that can be from several causes. Depending on the cause and location of the problem, the surg ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Speak with surgeon: Have you spoken to the surgeon? Often times surgeries for these sorts of things don't immediately resolve all symptoms. May take a few weeks to few ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Neurosurgery: Neurosurgery is the speciality performing spinal surgery. Some ortho docs are also certified to perform spine surgery.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
16 years experience Neurology
Yes: You know that all doctors will tell you that smoking is bad , but on a serious note, most surgeons feel that smoking leads to poor bone healing. Quit ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
MAY BE DELAYED: Bladder issue recovery a bit tough to predict, as the innervation is truly complex, and with cauda equina, several nerves may have been compressed, le ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
See a urologist: Hard to predict eventual outcomes, as nerve-bladder function is quite sensitive. However, urodynamic studies might provide insight as to the status o ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Hard to say: This is impossible to answer without getting more details. If you had cauda equina syndrome, surgery is definitiely indicated. However, not every dis ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randolph Evans
43 years experience Neurology
It depends: Loss of desire or libido can occur after this type of injury if someone has chronic pain or sexual dysfunction which commonly occurs with spinal cord ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wanda Lewis
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Oliguria: Urinary symptoms are often associated with cauda equina syndrome. However, if you note new or worsening symptoms following surgery, it may reflect a ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
You are not well: The spinal cord injury and/or cauda equina syndrome can adversely affect sexual function, so does pain, anxiety/depression, and many other medical ill ... Read More
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