Disectomy is carried out to help treat a herniated disc in the spine. This surgical procedure is used to take out the fragment of disc that causes pressure on the nerve. By using minimal incision, a Disectomy can be done as an open-surgery or as a keyhole surgery.
Why do you need Disectomy?
This surgical procedure aids in relieving pain from the pressure on the spine.In the occurence of a herniated disc, there is a fragment of the normal spinal disc that is not in place. This can put pressure on the nervs even further worsening existing and future symptoms.