Posterior Excision of Disc Prolapse (Including Microdiscectomy)

Posterior Excision of Disc Prolapse (Including Microdiscectomy)

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Posterior excision is a surgical operation to remove a herniated or degenerative disc in the lower spine. The incision is made through the back muscles and the lamina (the bone that covers the spinal cord). Then, the spinal nerve is retracted to one side and the disc removed. This relieves pressure on the spinal nerve column.

This treatment includes Microdiscectomy: A 6-foot microscope allows the surgeon to complete the operation with a small incision, making the surgery minimally invasive.

Posterior Excision of Disc Prolapse (Including Microdiscectomy) Costs

ProcedureLength of stayProcedure priceProcedure code
Posterior Excision of Disc Prolapse (including Microdisectomy with or without Decompression) - Lumbar Region (1 or 2 Levels)Arthroscopy2 Nights£6,795V2540

What's included?

  • Overnight accommodation in a private en-suite room, including nursing care and patient meals.
  • Consultant Surgeon and Consultant Anaesthetist professional fees.
  • Theatre procedure including medication and consumables pertaining to the procedure being performed.
  • Pre-admission assessment with a nurse.
  • Inpatient physiotherapy, if required.
  • Discharge medication pertaining to the condition being treated by this package.

What's not included?

  • Additional procedures and additional prosthesis, if required.
  • Intensive Care or High Dependency Care, if required.
  • Additional diagnostics, pathology and histology if carried out.
  • Personal expenses – telephone calls, additional catering, etc.

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