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C5-6 and C6-7 Disc Herniations with Surgical Discectomies and Fusion
C5-6 and C6-7 Disc Herniations with Surgical Discectomies and Fusion

Spine Sugery - C5-6 and C6-7 Disc Herniations with Surgical Discectomy (Diskectomy) and Spinal Fusion. The C5-6 and C6-7 discs are herniated, with the latter showing impingement on the dura and spinal cord. Surgical steps:, A. Neck incision; B. Discectomy at C6-7 with pituitary rongeurs; C. Preparation of vertebral endplates for grafting at C6-7; D. Harvest of bone graft; E. Placement of bone graft at C6-7; F. C5-6 placement of an orion plate and screws.

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Last Updated: Mar 5th, 2020

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