Fast facts on micro-endoscopic discectomy:
- Minimally invasive procedure to remove herniated disc compressing on nerve root.
- Surgery is done through small incision, typically 1 to 1.5 cm.
- Allows quicker recovery and rehabilitation. Patients typically go home same day evening or early next day.
24 year old male with left sided sciatica pain caused by disc herniation at L5-S1 level. Failed non-operative treatment. He underwent left sided micro-endoscopic discectomy. Complete leg pain relief and discharged next day