Extraforaminal approach L5-S1 Right side
The access to the intervertebral disk through the intervertebral foramen (transforaminal) or pedicle (extraforaminal) is placed under X-ray control with a puncture cannula. After dilation and insertion of the working sleeve, further surgery is performed through the diskoscopes under continuous irrigation with high-resolution endoscopic imaging.Precision instruments such as forceps, punches, electrodes and burrs with a special design enable the surgeon to perform the surgery effectively and accurately.
•42 y male patient
•Severe right leg pain
•Unresponsive to conservative therapy
•R L5 and S1 hypoestesia
•R SLR test (+)
•No motor deficit.