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Herniated Disc in Turkey

Herniated Disc in Turkey

A herniated disc (also called bulged, slipped or ruptured) is a fragment of the disc nucleus that is pushed into the spinal canal through a rupture in the annulus. Discs that become herniated usually are in an early stage of degeneration. ... Read More

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Acibadem Hospitals Group
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Acibadem Hospitals Group

Multi Specialty
  • 550 Number of beds
  • Istanbul
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Doctors for Herniated Disc in Acibadem Hospitals Group

Dr. Ahmet Alanay

Senior Consultant
Spine Surgeon
  • 23 years of experience

Dr. Emre Acaroglu

Consultant
Spine Surgeon
  • 33 years of experience
Medical Park Group, İstanbul
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Medical Park Group, İstanbul

Multi Specialty
  • 5600 Number of beds
  • Istanbul
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Doctors for Herniated Disc in Medical Park Group, İstanbul

M.D. Erel Ulug

Senior Consultant
Neurosurgeon
Spine Surgeon
  • 20 years of experience

Prof. Dr.Ahmet Colak

Professor
Neurosurgeon
Spine Surgeon
  • 25 years of experience

DR. ZAFER ORKUN TOKTAŞ

Associate Professor
Neurosurgeon
Spine Surgeon
  • 17 years of experience
Medipol University Hospital, İstanbul
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Medipol University Hospital, İstanbul

Multi Specialty
  • 470 Number of beds
  • Istanbul
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Frequently Asked Questions related to Herniated Disc

Spinal Laminectomy

How much should you walk after a laminectomy?

Walking is the best activity you can do for the first 6 weeks after surgery. You should start out slowly and work up to walking 30 minutes at least twice a day. Do not be surprised if you require frequent naps during the day.

What is the rate of success for laminectomy?

95-98%

Is Laminectomy a safe procedure? What are the chances of spinal damage during the process?

Laminectomy is a low risk surgery with more satisfying results. The risk of bowel, bowel inconvenience is very low. Surgery and patient recovery is very safe.

What can you not do after a laminectomy?

Avoid strenuous activities, such as bicycle riding, jogging, weight lifting, or aerobic exercise, until your doctor says it is okay. Do not drive for 2 to 4 weeks after your surgery or until your doctor says it is okay.

How much should you walk after a laminectomy?

Walking is the best activity you can do for the first 6 weeks after surgery. You should start out slowly and work up to walking 30 minutes at least twice a day. Do not be surprised if you require frequent naps during the day.

What is the duration of surgery?

1-3 hours

How many days will I have to stay in hospital for my surgery?

2-3 days in the hospital.

How many days will I have to stay in hospital for my surgery?

2-3 days in the hospital.

What are its different types?

Laminotomy- Treatment for nerve compression in the spinal cord Hemilaminectomy - Removal of lamina of the spinal canal of only one side Open Laminectomy- Removal of small portion of lamina to relieve pressure on spinal cord.

What are the risks of Laminectomy?

Laminectomy is associated with risks of any operative procedure and some risks specific to the procedure. There are some short and long term risks of the procedure Bleeding and infection at the site of surgery Damage to the spinal cord Loss of bladder and bowel control Numbness of the legs Persistent back pain Spinal cord damage Tear in spinal cord may leads to leakage of cerebrospinal fluid

What are the risks of Laminectomy?

Laminectomy is associated with risks of any operative procedure and some risks specific to the procedure. There are some short and long term risks of the procedure

Bleeding and infection at the site of surgery
Damage to the spinal cord
Loss of bladder and bowel control
Numbness of the legs
Persistent back pain
Spinal cord damage
Tear in spinal cord may leads to leakage of cerebrospinal fluid

What are its different types?

Laminotomy- Treatment for nerve compression in the spinal cord
Hemilaminectomy - Removal of the lamina of the spinal canal of only one side
Open Laminectomy- Removal of a small portion of lamina to relieve pressure on the spinal cord.

Does the surgery remove the entire disc?

The ruptured and damaged portion of the disc is only removed during the surgery which accounts for 10 to 20% depending on the extent of stenosis.

Is Laminectomy a safe procedure? What are the chances of spinal damage during the process?

Laminectomy is a low-risk surgery with more satisfying results. The risk of bowel, bowel inconvenience is very low. Surgery and patient recovery are very safe.

What is the rate of success for laminectomy?

95-98%

Does the surgery remove the entire disc?

The ruptured and damaged portion of the disc is only removed during the surgery which accounts for 10 to 20% depending on the extent of stenosis.

What are the benefits of the surgery?

After the surgery the patients will get relief from pain and be able to perform normal activities. However, in some cases there are chances of reoccurrence in the same disc or adjacent disc depending on the underlying cause.

What are the benefits of the surgery?

After the surgery, the patients will get relief from pain and be able to perform normal activities. However, in some cases, there are chances of reoccurrence in the same disc or adjacent disc depending on the underlying cause.

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