"Diskectomy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Excision, in part or whole, of an INTERVERTEBRAL DISC. The most common indication is disk displacement or herniation. In addition to standard surgical removal, it can be performed by percutaneous diskectomy (DISKECTOMY, PERCUTANEOUS) or by laparoscopic diskectomy, the former being the more common.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Diskectomy" by people in Profiles.
Porto GBF, Cisewski SE, Wolgamott L, Frankel BM. Clinical outcomes for patients with lateral lumbar radiculopathy treated by percutaneous endoscopic transforaminal discectomy versus tubular microdiscectomy: A retrospective review. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2021 Sep; 208:106848.
Lowe SR, Alshareef MA, Kellogg RT, Eriksson EA, Kalhorn SP. A Novel Surgical Technique for Management of Giant Central Calcified Thoracic Disk Herniations: A Dual Corridor Method Involving Tubular Transthoracic/Retropleural Approach Followed by a Posterior Transdural Diskectomy. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2019 05 01; 16(5):626-632.
Arrojas A, Jackson JB, Grabowski G. Trends in the Treatment of Single and Multilevel Cervical Stenosis: A Review of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Database. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Sep 20; 99(18):e99.
Reitman CA. CORR Insights®: What is the Rate of Revision Discectomies After Primary Discectomy on a National Scale? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2017 11; 475(11):2763-2764.
Muss L, Wilmskoetter J, Richter K, Fix C, Stanschus S, Pitzen T, Drumm J, Molfenter S. Changes in Swallowing After Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion With Instrumentation: A Presurgical Versus Postsurgical Videofluoroscopic Comparison. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2017 04 14; 60(4):785-793.
Arnold PM, Anderson KK, Selim A, Dryer RF, Kenneth Burkus J. Heterotopic ossification following single-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: results from the prospective, multicenter, historically controlled trial comparing allograft to an optimized dose of rhBMP-2. J Neurosurg Spine. 2016 Sep; 25(3):292-302.
Reitman CA. Editorial comment: current approaches to the management of lumbar disc herniation. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Jun; 473(6):1883-4.
Arnold PM, Johnson PL, Anderson KK. Surgical management of multiple thoracic disc herniations via a transfacet approach: a report of 15 cases. J Neurosurg Spine. 2011 Jul; 15(1):76-81.
Loh SA, Maldonado TS, Rockman CB, Lamparello PJ, Adelman MA, Kalhorn SP, Frempong-Boadu A, Veith FJ, Cayne NS. Endovascular solutions to arterial injury due to posterior spine surgery. J Vasc Surg. 2012 05; 55(5):1477-81.
Leahy M, Zigler JE, Ohnmeiss DD, Rashbaum RF, Sachs BL. Comparison of results of total disc replacement in postdiscectomy patients versus patients with no previous lumbar surgery. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008 Jul 01; 33(15):1690-3; discussion 1694-5.