International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2018, Volume 4 Issue 3

Percutaneous endoscopic discectomy: Gold standard technique for single level intervertebral disc prolapse

Author(s): Dr. Hardik Sethi and Dr. Sunny Shethna
Abstract: Introduction: DISC prolapse is a common problem seen in general population and 10% patients may require surgical intervention.
Objective: To determine functional outcome of patients operated by percutaneous endoscopic discectomy.
Methodology: Study Area: New Civil Hospital Surat.
Sample Size: 40 Scores used: VAS and Oswestry Disability Index
Results: Patients operated for Disc Herniation by percutaneous discectomy were followed up 1 month 3 months and 6 months postoperatively showing immediate pain relief, smaller incision size, almost no blood loss and earlier return to daily activities.
Conclusion: Endoscopic discectomy is a newer technique which is practised now a days for PIVD and it shows better results than conventional discectomy in terms of post op pain the amount of blood loss, post op ambulation and anesthesia given. It can now be said that percutaneous endoscopic discectomy is the GOLD standard surgical technique for single level disc prolapse.
Pages: 586-590  |  631 Views  12 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Hardik Sethi, Dr. Sunny Shethna. Percutaneous endoscopic discectomy: Gold standard technique for single level intervertebral disc prolapse. Int J Orthop Sci 2018;4(3):586-590. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2018.v4.i3k.101
International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences