Description of Posterior Cervical Disectomy -
Posterior - From the Back
Cervical - Neck
Discectomy - Removal of the protruding part of the disc.
This surgery is usually recommended for the problem of :
1. Herniated Nucleus Pulposus
2. Bone Spurs
3. Foraminal Stenosis
4. The main reason for this surgery is pressure on a nerve going to the arm.
5. Cervical cord compression causing myelopathy (weakness in arms and legs).
About Surgery :
There is 90% satisfaction outcome from this disectomy. Pain, Numbness, Clumsiness, Lost of Bowel, Bladder, Injury to major blood vessles, leakage of spinal fluid these are some complications are possible.
Some specialized hospitals in India achieved accreditation from Joint Commission International (JCI) standard. They availed high quality and cost effective advanced surgery in India.
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