Spinal Surgery

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dmshaw9
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261793
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Spinal Surgery
Updated:
2014-02-13 15:16:08
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Spinal Surgery
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  1. Decompressions
    • Laminectomy
    • Foraminotomy
  2. Laminectomy
    • Performed to decompress the spinal canal in the lumbar region
    • SP, laminae and osteophytes removed
    • Lose supraspinous & interspinous ligaments
    • Lose some ligamentum flavum
    • Facet capsules intact
    • Lose some proprioception
  3. Foraminotomy
    Performed for radiculopathy
  4. Spinal Fusions
    • ALIF: Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
    • PLIF: Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
    • ACDF: Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion
    • 360 degree Fusion


    All performed for DDD/DJD (ACDF for DDD/DJD w/ HNP)
  5. Disc Surgeries
    • Partial Discectomy (Micro Endoscopic Discectomy)
    • Intervertebral Disc Arthroplasty
  6. Partial Discectomy
    Performed for HNP
  7. Intervertebral Disc Arthroplasty
    • A.k.a. artificial disc replacement, total disc replacement
    • Intended to replace discs while avoiding loss of segmental motion

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