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Cervical Endoscopic Discectomy

patrick212ppatrick212 Posts: 36
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:40 AM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery
Hello all,

I am trying to consider my options with cervical endoscopic discectomy. I do not yet feel like I am a candidate for an ACD or ACDF but CED seems like a very viable option for me, after all its minimally invasive, and you are discharged the same day with nothing more than a band-aid.

As of now, I have only found one doctor that does this and I would like to consider my options across many different doctors. I am in Chicago, and the Dr. that I found is out in Fremont, California. (One of the first names that come up on a simple google search for Cervical Endoscopic Discectomy). Does anyone have any other sources or ideas on where I can find other doctors that perform this procedure?

Please note, I do not want the procedure that uses the laser. The procedure is done with an endoscope to remove about 10%-15% of the disc material.

Thanks in advance for any help. I really appreciate it.




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