There Three main types of spine/back surgeries Laminectomy, diskectomy and spinal fusion are the three main types of back surgery.
Laminectomy – Removing the back part of the bone (called the lamina) over the
Discectomy – removing a portion of a disc to relieve pressure on a nerve.
Spinal fusion – this involves the permanent joining of two or more vertebrae for more stability for correcting a deformity or to relieve pain.
Dr. Amit Shridhar is a renowned surgeon for all type of spine surgeries.
Open spine surgery and minimal invasive spine surgery procedures?
The era of minimal invasive surgery has been arrived also in back/spine surgery. Smaller keyhole incisions are replacing large surgical cuts.
The traditional way of spine surgery done as “open surgery” has gone. However, in recent era advancement of technology allowed to surgeons more back and neck conditions to be treated with a minimally invasive surgical technique.
Due to not involving in the long incision, minimally invasive spine surgery avoids the significant damage to the muscles surrounding the spine. Resulting in less pain after surgery and a faster recovery.
Following procedures are under spine surgery