DiscectomyThis page contains recent news articles, when available, and an overview of Discectomy but does not offer medical advice. You should contact your physician with regard to any health issues or concerns.
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A discectomy is a surgical procedure in which an extravasated segment of the intervertebral disc, which is causing pain by stressing the spinal cord or radiating nerves, is dissected. A laminectomy is often involved to permit access to the intervertebral disc.
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