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When is a cervical discectomy surgery indicated?
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Dr. Scott Naftulin
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In brief: Disc herniation
The most common reason for discectomy is pain caused by disc herniation and refractory to nonoperative treatment.
Less frequently, the surgery is performed for neurologic compromise (weakness, numbness) due to disc herniation.

In brief: Disc herniation
The most common reason for discectomy is pain caused by disc herniation and refractory to nonoperative treatment.
Less frequently, the surgery is performed for neurologic compromise (weakness, numbness) due to disc herniation.
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