"Diskectomy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Excision, in part or whole, of an INTERVERTEBRAL DISC. The most common indication is disk displacement or herniation. In addition to standard surgical removal, it can be performed by percutaneous diskectomy (DISKECTOMY, PERCUTANEOUS) or by laparoscopic diskectomy, the former being the more common.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Diskectomy" by people in Profiles.
Migration of an Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Screw into the Constrictor Muscle of the Hypopharynx: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect. 2021 05 19; 11(2).
Preoperative lumbar epidural steroid injections administered within 6?weeks of microdiscectomy are associated with increased rates of reoperation. Eur Spine J. 2020 07; 29(7):1686-1692.
Temporomandibular Joint Hypofunction Secondary to Unilateral Partial Discectomy Attenuates Degeneration in Murine Mandibular Condylar Cartilage. Bull Tokyo Dent Coll. 2020 Mar 12; 61(1):9-19.
Opioid Consumption Patterns After Lumbar Microdiscectomy or Decompression. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 Nov 15; 44(22):1599-1605.
Cages in ACDF are Associated With a Higher Nonunion Rate Than Allograft: A Stratified Comparative Analysis of 6130 Patients. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 03 15; 44(6):384-388.
Comparison of Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion to Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy for Cervical Radiculopathy: Utilization, Costs, and Adverse Events 2003 to 2014. Neurosurgery. 2019 02 01; 84(2):413-420.
Lumbar discectomy is associated with higher rates of lumbar fusion. Spine J. 2019 03; 19(3):487-492.
Myelopathy after cervical disc arthroplasty due to progression of spondylosis at the index level: case report. J Neurosurg Spine. 2018 05; 28(5):467-471.
Comparing Short-term Complications of Inpatient Versus Outpatient Single-level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: An Analysis of 6940 Patients Using the ACS-NSQIP Database. Clin Spine Surg. 2018 02; 31(1):43-47.
Trend of Spine Surgeries in the Outpatient Hospital Setting Versus Ambulatory Surgical Center. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Dec 15; 42(24):E1429-E1436.