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Is surgery needed for indentation of the ventral thecal sac and spinal cord at t8-t9? Bcos dorsal central degenerative intervertebral disc protrusion

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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Generally No

Typically surgoens do not perform surgery in this area of the spine as the risk to vital organs is too great.

In brief: Generally No

Typically surgoens do not perform surgery in this area of the spine as the risk to vital organs is too great.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Likely no

Protrusion may not be symptomatic.

In brief: Likely no

Protrusion may not be symptomatic.
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
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Dr. Salman Saeed
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Back surgery

It depends if you are having symptoms of weakness in legs or other related clinical issues.
If its just pain and no other symptoms then it can be managed conservatively.

In brief: Back surgery

It depends if you are having symptoms of weakness in legs or other related clinical issues.
If its just pain and no other symptoms then it can be managed conservatively.
Dr. Salman Saeed
Dr. Salman Saeed
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