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???: If you are questioning your surgeon ability to perform the recommended surgery, then i would suggest that you seek treatment elsewhere. Remember, if your spinal surgeon is fellowship trained, he has obtained a great deal of experience during that training. Experience is a double edge sword...A lot of experience with good results vs a lot of experience with poor results. Talk to prior surgical pati. ...Read more
Removal or excision of a disc fragment that has herniated out of its normal position that is then causing nerve compression so its removal results in the decompression of the nerve. It is done through a small incision under magnification usually with an operative microscope and is ...Read more
44yrs old female,is it normal to lose weight approx 9 to 10 kg 6 mths post microdiscectomy surgery?
Not a good idea: please avoid activities that will flare up your problems ...Read more
Leg pain : If you have developed new pain radiating down the leg that follow a particular nerve root pattern and this is the same as before, then you may have a recurrent disc herniation. Talk to your spinal surgeon. A new MRI with and without contrast may provide you with your answer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Young and fairly healthy. Have desk job. How quickly could I go back to work after microdiscectomy surgery?
2-3 wks: take your time recoveringGet a more detailed answer ›
At age 44,is it normal to lose alot of weight approx 5 kg for 6 mths post microdiscectomy surgery for l5/s1?
Herniated L5/S1 w/sciatica. Would microdiscectomy surgery help with SI joint pain or just the sciatica?
Will microdiscectomy surgery at 3.5 weeks pregnant (pregnant but urine still shows negative) harm the fetus?
MISS: Micro discectomy surgery is simply the removal of the disc using the microscope to illuminate and magnify the operative site. It may used thru a conventional incision or thru minimally invasive techniques tubes as small as 18 mm. When utilized thru a tubular system or other similar retractor system it is called minimally invadive spinal surgery (miss). ...Read more
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