A discectomy is the surgical removal of abnormal disc material that presses on a nerve root or the spinal cord. The procedure involves removing a portion of an. DISCECTOMÍA PERCUTÁNEA: UN TRATAMIENTO VIGENTE PARA LA HERNIA Describe the functional outcomes of patients with contained lumbar disc. Nuclear magnetic resonance in postoperative lumbar discectomy in asymptomatic patients and with failed back surgery syndrome. Coluna/Columna [ online].

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It is a minimally invasive surgical technique that should not fall into disuse given that it only requires the percutaneous nucleotomy tool and a fluoroscope to locate the anatomical landmarks. Disceectomia, longitudinal, prospective, cohort study including patients selected from the outpatient service with low back pain secondary to lumbar disc hernia of L4-L5 and L5-S1.

Clin Orthop Kumbar Res ; Clinical biomechanics of the spine. Because this increase was very small, it had no repercussions and no clinical outcome in the pain of the patients.


For the Oswestry Disability Index, the percentage of disability was considered to be minimal from 0 to 20 points, moderate from 21 to 40 points, severe from 41 to 60 points, disability from 61 to 80 points, and exaggerated for 81 points and above. The NPS and Oswestry scales were applied preoperatively to the patients who met the inclusion criteria, and then at 4, 30,and days following surgery and the results were noted on a data collection sheet.

Clin Orthop Relat Res. According to the regulations of the General Health Law for Research Material, for health, Titles from the first to the sixth and ninth Arthrotomy Arthroplasty Synovectomy Arthroscopy Replacement joint imaging: We excluded those patients with changes in behavior, calcified or non-contained hernias, narrow lumbar canal, spondylolisthesis, congenital deformities, and instability.


October 13, ; Accepted: The differences between the NPS values measured prior to surgery and at days are shown in Table 1.

Nuclear magnetic resonance in postoperative lumbar discectomy in asymptomatic patients and with failed back surgery syndrome. In terms of the results of the NPS, an average reduction of 5.

An analysis of the causes of nerve-root involvement in sixty-eight patients. Microdiscectomy is an open cutting spine operation in which a portion of a herniated nucleus pulposus is removed by way of a surgical instrument, while using an external operating microscope for lighting and magnification. A new concept technique and 12 years’ experience.

Clinical follow-up of 50 patients treated by percutaneous lumbar discectomy.


Treatment of duscectomia disease can be conservative changes to daily activities, exercise, analgesics, physiatry, and rehabilitation or surgical. The proper selection of the patient will no doubt allow the maximum benefit to be obtained from the technique and for this reason we conclude that it continues to be a viable technique.

Magnetic resonance imaging; Failed back surgery syndrome; Spine [surgery].

Services on Demand Journal. Describe the functional outcomes of patients with contained lumbar disc herniation L4-L5, L5-S1 treated with manual percutaneous nucleotomy MPN and demonstrate that it remains a technique with good results.

These procedures do not cause post-laminectomy syndrome Failed back syndrome.


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Spinal cord and roots Cordotomy Rhizotomy Vertebrae and intervertebral discs: This difference is most likely because in our environment the population begins to work at an early age, making our average age lower 14 years.

Low back pain has been identified as the main cause of disability in patients younger than 45 years of age and as the second greatest cause of lost days of work in the United States, 12 affecting almost 10 million people at an estimated cost of more than 20 billion dollars. An updated review of automated percutaneous mechanical lumbar discectomy for the contained herniated lumbar disc.

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How to cite this article. The prognosis ODI was good to 79 Rev Lumbzr Ortop Traumatol. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. All the patients were diagnosed clinically and corroborated by plain radiographs and lumbar magnetic resonance without contrast.

Thalamotomy Thalamic stimulator Pallidotomy. The objective of our study is to describe the functional outcomes of patients with contained lumbar disc hernia L4-L5, L5-S1 treated with percutaneous manual nucleotomy PMN after one year of evolution and to demonstrate that it continues to be a viable technique with good results.