Lumbar spinal stenosis
Why are you in pain?
- Arthritis of the spine resulting in protruding joints and discs in the spinal canal
- Slow compression of nerve roots in the canal
- Very gradual onset of difficulty in walking, lower back pain in standing up and sciatica on exertion.
Which examinations should be carried out before consulting us?*
- Lumbar CT scan
- X-rays of the lumbar spine
*Examinations required for the study of your case at the CCV Montpellier
What surgical treatment can we recommend?
- Decompression of the spinal canal by lumbar laminectomy
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The key points
- Lumbar spinal stenosis resistant to medical treatment for more than 6 months, with repercussions on daily activities justifying a surgical procedure
- Minimally invasive technique: Decompression of the canal by mini-approach
per level to be decompressed in the lumbar region
Duration of surgery
30 minutes per level to be decompressed
Average length of hospital stay
Average recovery time
Minimum duration of absence from work
Period before starting back driving
Duration before resuming sports activities
Flying home after surgery
Duration of evolution until the final result of the surgery
*These are mean times, with possibility of significant variability from one patient to another.
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