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Lumbar Diskectomy - Open

tutorial oveview This patient education program explains the surgical treatment of lumbar disk herniations. The program covers anatomy, symptoms and their causes, alternative treatments, and the recommended surgical procedure including microscopic and non-microscopic procedures, with or without foraminotomy. The program extensively discusses the reasonable risks and complications of the procedure and what to expect after surgery.

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