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  Anterior Cervical Discectomy
Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
AxiaLIF - Axial Lumbar Interbody Fusion
BAK Fusion Cages
Bone Stimulators
Cervical Laminoplasty
Complex Spinal Reconstruction
Decompression
Discectomy
Duraplasty
Endoscopic Correction of Scoliosis
Endoscopic Spine Surgery
Foraminotomy
Fusion (or Spinal Fusion)
Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy (IDET)
Kyphoplasty
Laminotomy
Laminoplasty
Laparoscopic Fusion
Lumbar Artifical Disc Replacement
Lumbar Laminectomy (Open Decompression)
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Microdecompression
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Multilevel Minimally Invasive Screws
NeoDisc Cervical Disc Replacement
PCM Artificial Disc
Posterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy (Microscopic)
Posterior Cervical Instrumentation
Posterior Dynamic Stabilization (Dynesys)
Posterior Fossa Decompression
Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
Rhizotomy
Scoliosis Instrumentation
SI-Joint Fusion
Spinal Cord Tumor Excision
Spine Stimulator (Internal)
Spine Surgery Instrumentation
Stabilimax NZ Dynamic Spine Stabilization System
Transforminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
Vertebroplasty
Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)
X-STOP® IPD® Procedure
XLIF - eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion
DLIF - Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion

 

BAK Fusion Cages
BAK Fusion Cages

Disc Herniation Technology: A device called a "cage" is used to hold spinal grafts in place while healing occurs. The procedure is performed under general anesthesia. The physician uses a fluoroscope (live-action x-ray) to help mark the areas to be fused and to aid assessment of the physiologic (normal) curve of the spine, disc height, and accurate placement of the cages. Then one-third to one-half a portion of the vertebrae are removed to allow the cages to be inserted with minimal damage to the nerve roots. Using a microscope or other magnification, the physician identifies the nerve roots in the epidural space. Then the disc material is removed. Using dilators of increasing diameters, the vertebral bodies are separated to obtain a satisfactory disc height. The cage is then screwed into this space and packed with the patient's own bone material.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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