Loading…
skip to main content
Anterior and Posterior Lumbar Discectomy and Fusion Surgery
Anterior and Posterior Lumbar Discectomy and Fusion Surgery

In this series of illustrations disc injuries are depicted at L4-5, L5-S1 with anterior disc herniation at L3-4. Discectomy is performed only at L3-4, a PEEK implant is inserted and secured in place with a screw and washer. This is followed with a posterior approach, where the facets of L3-4 are resected, hardware is placed and bone graft is placed over decorticated bone to complete the bone fusion at this level.rn

exh80810a

Last Updated: Mar 5th, 2020

Keywords
No keywords have been added.

Nucleus Medical Media Disclaimer of Medical and Legal Liability

Nucleus Medical Media ("Nucleus") does not dispense medical or legal advice, and the text, illustrations, photographs, animations and other information ("Content") available on this web site is for general information purposes only. As with any medical or legal issue, it is up to you to consult a physician or attorney for professional advice. YOU SHOULD NOT DISREGARD PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL OR LEGAL ADVICE BASED ON CONTENT CONTAINED ON THIS WEB SITE, NOR SHOULD YOU RELY ON THE CONTENT ON THIS WEB SITE IN PLACE OF PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL OR LEGAL ADVICE.

NUCLEUS DISCLAIMS ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY FOR ANY COUNSEL, ADVICE, TREATMENT, DIAGNOSIS OR ANY MEDICAL, LEGAL OR OTHER INFORMATION, SERVICES OR PRODUCTS THAT YOU OBTAIN BASED ON VIEWING THE CONTENT OF THIS SITE. THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEB SITE SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED COMPLETE OR SUITABLE FOR ANY PURPOSE WHATSOEVER.

Mature Content Disclaimer: Certain Content on this web site contains graphic depictions or descriptions of medical information, which may be offensive to some viewers. Nucleus, its licensors, and its suppliers disclaim all responsibility for such materials.

close