Orthopaedic Surgery American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Clinical Faculty Olympia Medical Center Cedars Sinai Medical ...
<ul><li>This surgery removes bone and if necessary portions of a herniated disc from the cervical spine. </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>A disc herniation may compress the exiting nerve root against the roof of the spinal canal </li></ul><ul><li>Ther ...
<ul><li>Dr Pazmino will make an incision posteriorly on the neck to gain exposure to the spine </li></ul>
<ul><li>Using Microsurgical instruments Dr Pazmino next carefully removes a small window of bone to access the nearby nerv...
<ul><li>Next Dr Pazmino uses a microsurgical probe to examine the nerve, the disc, and the neural foramina. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Next using a microsurgical pituitary Dr Pazmino removes the disc herniation while staying clear of the Cervical Ne...
<ul><li>At this point the Microscopic Posterior Foraminotomy is completed  </li></ul><ul><li>The nerve root returns to a n...
 
<ul><li>Thank you for your time. </li></ul><ul><li>If you know someone who could benefit from a consultation for Cervical ...
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Cervical Posterior Foraminotomy by Pablo Pazmino, MD. Microdiscectomy is a minimally invasive approach towards removing disc herniations in the cervical spine. If you or someone you know may benefit from a Cervical Posterior Foraminotomy feel free to contact us 1-8SPINECAL-1, doctor@beverlyspine.com, doctor@santamonicaspine.com or via the internet www.santamonicaspine.com or www.beverlyspine.com

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Cervical Posterior Foraminotomy by Pablo Pazmino MD

  1. 2. Orthopaedic Surgery American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Clinical Faculty Olympia Medical Center Cedars Sinai Medical Center Century City Doctors Hospital <ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The University of California, Los Angeles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor </li></ul></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>This surgery removes bone and if necessary portions of a herniated disc from the cervical spine. </li></ul><ul><li>These herniations can cause radiating arm pain from the disc pressing on the nerve roots </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>A disc herniation may compress the exiting nerve root against the roof of the spinal canal </li></ul><ul><li>Ther area in orange represents the window of bone which will be removed </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Dr Pazmino will make an incision posteriorly on the neck to gain exposure to the spine </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Using Microsurgical instruments Dr Pazmino next carefully removes a small window of bone to access the nearby nerve root and herniated disc </li></ul><ul><li>This small window will also help reduce pressure on the nerve root </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Next Dr Pazmino uses a microsurgical probe to examine the nerve, the disc, and the neural foramina. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Next using a microsurgical pituitary Dr Pazmino removes the disc herniation while staying clear of the Cervical Nerve root </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>At this point the Microscopic Posterior Foraminotomy is completed </li></ul><ul><li>The nerve root returns to a normal, comfortable position </li></ul>
  9. 11. <ul><li>Thank you for your time. </li></ul><ul><li>If you know someone who could benefit from a consultation for Cervical Posterior Foraminotomy, please refer them to our online website or call toll free to schedule an appointment </li></ul><ul><li>1-8SPINECAL-1 </li></ul><ul><li>www.beverlyspine.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.santamoincaspine.com </li></ul>

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