You may be suffered from the lumbar herniated disc. You need to decrease the severe pain that originated from the herniated disc. Your specialist may suggest you discectomy surgery.
Discectomy is the surgical removal of the damaged portion of a herniated disc material that presses in nerve root or the spinal cord. In this surgery, the contents of the torn disc are removed to lessen the pressure on the disc.
Discectomy is performed in different ways depending on the patient's condition. It is often performed under general anesthesia or local anesthesia. The patient is placed in the abdomen so the surgeon can perform surgery on the patient's waist. There are different types of discectomy. During the procedure, the surgeon will remove the section of the disc that is protruding from the disc wall and any other disc fragments that have been expelled from the disc.
Patients are usually discharged from the hospital within 1-2 days. It will take between 4–6 weeks before light work while full recovery takes between 2-3 months.
- It is notable that Individual leaflets based on the patient/client plan will be offered to you including instructions before and after procedure and also for upcoming follow-up. During your staying in Iran, you will be fully supported by Exon English and Arabic translation team, who will be happy to assist with any concerns or queries that arise.
This surgery has potential risks just like other surgeries.
They may include:
•Needing more than one surgery
•Adverse effects of anesthesia.
•Requirement to have more treatments besides surgery
•Damaging to nerve or spine
Note: This package information is provided by the scientific team of Exon Health Paradise Co. and is not intended to replace the medical advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. Please consult your healthcare provider for advice about a specific medical condition.