This is a daycare procedure (discharge on the same day) routinely performed under local anesthesia.in this procedure targeted bulged /prolapsed disc fragment retrieved with the help of a microscope. Pre-operative standard intravenous antibiotics are given. Targeted level marked under image intensifier under microscope culprit disc fragment retrieved. During a hospital stay, surgeon and physiotherapist explain all precautions and care like how to change position in bed, self-care during the activity of daily living, wound care, diet, follow up duration, etc.
Advantages– Day care procedure, early return to duty, minimal tissue damage, less hospitalization duration, minimum bed rest.
Post-operative care: Most patients discharged from the hospital on the same day evening or early the next day after surgery