The artificial cervical disc is designed to maintain neck motion after a disc removal. Previously, degenerative disc disease was treated by removing the disc and fusing the two bones. With the artificial disc, the bones continue to move as before, thereby maintaining neck motion.
The microdisctomy is a procedure in which a lumbar disc surgery is performed under the microscopeallowing a much smaller incision. Recovery time is quicker than with conventional surgery and the patients often go home the same day and return to their job much sooner.
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West Texas Neurosurgery is committed to excellence by pledging to provide the highest quality of neurological care possible. Along with the treatment of immediate or chronic problems, we strive to integrate the doctrine of prevention in all our treatment plans as a way to alleviate possible future difficulties.
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