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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Neurosurgery Surgical removal procedures. Median sagittal section of two lumbar vertebrae and their ligaments. On the contrary, Hijikata 1415 reports a predominance of males of For the Macnab Criteria, results were considered to be excellent when the patient presented no pain or restriction of activity, good when there was occasional pain in the lower back or legs sufficient enough to interfere with the patient’s daily life activities or their ability to enjoy leisure time, normal with improved functional capacity but with intermittent pain severe enough to limit or modify work or leisure activities, and poor when there was no improvement or the improvement was not enough to permit increased activity and a new surgical intervention may be necessary.

In our study, the average age of the patients was Magnetic resonance imaging; Failed back surgery syndrome; Spine [surgery]. Retrieved from ” diacectomia The evaluation was pre-surgical and 4, 30, and days after the surgery. Spinal cord and roots Cordotomy Rhizotomy Vertebrae and intervertebral discs: Clin Orthop Relat Res.


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. Services on Demand Journal. How to cite lumar article. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


L4-L5 in 63 Nuclear magnetic resonance in postoperative lumbar discectomy in asymptomatic patients and with failed back surgery syndrome. We included those with only one level affected, with chronic lumbosciatic pain previously treated with medications and rehabilitation for more than six months without good response, and who underwent percutaneous manual nucleotomy under fluoroscopy.


However, Amoretti et al. For the purpose of this study, we considered the results to be good when there was a reduction of 4 points compared to the initial score, when a return to normal activities was possible, and when there were no signs of radicular compression or functional limitation NPS of 0 to 4 and Oswestry of 0 to Figures 1 and 2 The percutaneous nucleotomy, as a minimally invasive decompression technique, enables a reduction of pain and of the complications associated with open intervention standard discectomy and an earlier return to daily activities, in addition to reducing the total cost of medical treatment.

Services on Demand Journal. The proper selection of the patient will no doubt allow the pumbar benefit to be obtained from the technique and for this reason we conclude that it continues to be a viable technique.

We excluded those patients with changes in behavior, calcified or non-contained hernias, narrow lumbar canal, spondylolisthesis, congenital deformities, and instability. Regulations of the General Health Law. These procedures almost always have bone removal, and therefore can cause post-laminectomy syndrome Failed back syndrome.

Comparison of percutaneous nucleoplasty and open discectomy in patients with lumbar disc protrusions. This article needs additional citations for verification. Percutaneous lateral discectomy of the lumbar spine.

Given that the studies were conducted in different countries, we could say that in the case of Mexico most women of working age perform not only the physical activities related to their trade or profession, but they also take on other activities such as housework.


The differences between the NPS values measured prior to surgery and at days are shown in Table 1. Another Mexican series 3 reported an average age of A Discography with guided needle, B Introduction of the nucleotomy tweezers and extraction of the disc.

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A new concept technique and 12 years’ experience. However, no correlation with sex has been established. However, today it is not widely practiced and whether or not there is clear evidence presented about the superiority of this minimally invasive technique as compared to others is still being debated.

Clinical follow-up of 50 patients treated by percutaneous lumbar discectomy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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.

Nerve conduction study Electromyography. Calle del Carmen No. All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

Group I, five patients with satisfactory evolution and asymptomatic. North American Lumbsr Society; Articular cartilage repair Microfracture surgery Knee cartilage replacement therapy Autologous chondrocyte implantation. Ventriculostomy Suboccipital puncture Intracranial pressure monitoring. Psychosurgery Lobotomy Bilateral cingulotomy Hemispherectomy Anterior temporal lobectomy. The procedure involves removing a portion of an intervertebral discwhich causes pain, weakness or numbness by stressing the spinal cord or radiating nerves.