Hi, I have been doing some research for the disectomy my surgeon recommended for my pain. I found some information on the web about the micro endoscopic disectomy, but only found one doctor in my area that offers it and he is not taking new patients. I started blindly calling other NS and OS to find someone who offers it but the office staff keeps confusing it with the microscopic disectomy. It seems you go home with only a 5 cm incision, does not cut through major muscle, and recovery rate is much faster.
Where can I find such a surgeon to offer this procedure?
Is anyone who needs a disectomy elligible for this surgery?
What is the down time for the procedure?
What are the restrictions after surgery?
Are the results of the micro endoscopic disectomy surgery the same as the micro disectomy and the open disectomy?