"MD" is one of the lower back pain treatments. This page explains the contents, features and procedure of the treatment.
What is MD？
"MD" is the surgical method to be applied to the herniated discs from moderate to severe under general anesthesia. An around 3 ～5 cm long incision is formed on the back and the projecting herniated part is resected under a microscope surgically.
"MD" adapts to various types of herniated discs and the complications of spondylolisthesis and spinal stenosis. It is covered by health insurance. An incision of "MD" is larger than "MED". Hospitalization is approximately 2 weeks.
The features of MD
- ・Microscopic surgery
- ・For various types of herniated discs
- ・A risk can be reduced in comparison with "MED"
- ・General anesthesia
- ・An incision is about 3 ～ 5 cm long
- ・Hospitalization is approximately 2 weeks
The procedure of MD
Description of the procedure of "MD"
The details of the schedule
CT or MRI scan
IV drip for 1 week, walking exercise on the next day of the surgery, rehabilitation, wearing corset, suture removal
Follow-up consultation at outpatient department within approximately 1～2 weeks.
※Hospitalization differs depending on the condition of patients and individual differences.
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