This Disease Confuses With Lumbar Herniated Disc

If spinal stenosis which is more common in women who have a weight problem is not treated it causes irreversible damage such as paralysis. Marmara University Faculty of Medicine Head of Department of Brain and Nerve Surgery Professor. Dr. Erkan Kaptanoglu stated that different techniques are applied in spinal stenosis operations.

“In the classical surgery usually the patient is relieved by removing the rear part of the backbone. But in some cases, screws can also be used to prevent the spine from slipping. With the operation Microsurgery that is a remarkable method in recent years we usually relieve the spine from a small opening. In the microsurgical method, the nerves are relaxed by expanding the spinal canal by inserting from one side with a small skin cut. Patients operated on with this method usually get through the healing process more easily. However, this method is not applied to every spinal stenosis patients. For this, the doctor must decide according to the condition of the disease.”

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