NeoV Laser for Spine discectomy Surgery PLDD

By Mo Akmal

Procedure PLDD is a minimally invasive procedure for treatment of herniated lumbar and cervical discs. It involves insertion of a micro-needle under X-Ray guidance into the disc nucleus. A fiber is then inserted through the needle and used to deliver laser energy to the nucleus. The delivered laser energy thermally evaporates excessive fluid reducing internal…

Degenerative disc disease

By Jaimig Aljorna

The spine is composed of vertebrae separated by discs. These discs work to help provide cushioning and allow movement. The discs are composed of a gelatinous centre called the nucleus pulposus and a thick fibrous ring called the fibrous annulus. When we age, these discs lose their hydration, causing the discs to thin out. Degenerative…