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What happens during artificial disc surgery?

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Dr. Robert Masson
Neurosurgery

In brief: Video

See video http://youtu.Be/-zwtq3ulld8.

In brief: Video

See video http://youtu.Be/-zwtq3ulld8.
Dr. Robert Masson
Dr. Robert Masson
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Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Discectomy

Once the surgical approach to the disc is completed, a typical artificial disc surgery involves removal of the disc cartilage to prepare for the implant.
Ligaments may also be resected in order to alllow for sizing and proper fit of the implant. Once the implant(s) are placed, the tissues are cleansed to remove any debris and the wound is closed.

In brief: Discectomy

Once the surgical approach to the disc is completed, a typical artificial disc surgery involves removal of the disc cartilage to prepare for the implant.
Ligaments may also be resected in order to alllow for sizing and proper fit of the implant. Once the implant(s) are placed, the tissues are cleansed to remove any debris and the wound is closed.
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
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