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Most of the site will reflect the ongoing surgical activity of Prof. Munir Elias MD., PhD. with brief slides and weekly activity. For reference to the academic and theoretical part, you are welcome to visit  neurosurgery.tv

 
07-JUNE-2006 ILHAM YAZEED AL-TARAWNEH 46 YEARS EXTRUDED DISC L4-5 WITH LEFT DOWNWARD MIGRATION
The patient came to the clinic 20-May-2006 complaining of LBP  for 15 years with left sciatica for 2 months  down to the lateral malliolus with positive cough sign. The condition deteriorating. MRI performed 16-May-2006 showing huge extrusion of L4-5 with left downward migration.

On examination: SLRS was 70 degrees in the left  with almost drop left foot. She was advised to undergo surgery and given pain-killers.

Left L4-5 hemiflavotomy with left L5 root foraminotomy was done and the extruded disc was removed in one piece from lateral the axilla. Minimal cleaning of the disc space was applied. 

Routine closure of the wound. Smooth postoperative neurological recovery.


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