patient came to the clinic 01-October-2011
complaining of LBP with right sciatica for 1
week with numbness of the right foot. The
patient came several times 12-May-2009,
21-July-2011 and 23-July-2011 and he was treated
conservatively for bulge disc L4-5 and right
sciatica. The patient is a known diabetic with
cardiac problems, for what 2 stents were
examination: the patient is limping, has
exaggerated scoliotic stance. There is weak dorsiflexion
-4/5. SLRS was
35 degrees in the right side
spine repeated 03-October-2011 showing extruded
disc L4-5 with right downward migration.
Right extended L5
foraminotomy was done. The far down migrating
disc was removed subaxillary in 2 big pieces.
Right sided cleaning of L4-5 disc space.
closure of the wound. Smooth postoperative
recovery with improvement of the power of
right foot and disappearance of numbness of the