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25-OCTOBER-2014 AMAL MAHMOUD ABDEL-KAREEM 50 YEARS EXTRUDED DISC L4-5
WITH RIGHT FORAMINAL OCCLUSION.
The patient was operated by me
28-January-2012 for extruded disci C3-4, 4-5
and 5-6 and she improved for the upper limbs
with persisted hypalgesia below C8 left side
with weak dorsiflexion both feet 3/5 and
planterflexion left foot -4/5. The patient then
complaining of LBP with right sciatica for
4 months with further deterioration last 4
weeks. The patient is a known hypertensive for
On examination; the patient is limping with
exaggerated scoliotic stance. SLRS 80 degrees
with pain both sides. There is weak dorsiflexion
right foot 3/5. Dorsiflexion left 4/5 with full
power of planterflexion both feet. There is
hypalgesia below the knees both sides.
MRI of the lumbar spine done the same day,
showing extruded disc L4-5 with right foraminal
occlusion. Dynamic studies were normal and the
construct in the cervical spine implanted
earlier was acceptable.
Using C-arm. the L4-5 level was identified.
Bilateral foraminotomy of L5 roots was achieved.
The extruded disc was removed lateral to the
axilla. Inspection of the left side was
uneventful. The disc space was very shallow.
During the procedure ILLICO retractor with
illumination was used. Routine closure of the
Smooth postoperative recovery. The power of the
right foot became normal.
ILLICO MSI retractor
The patient still has an estimated
postoperative recurrence below 7%, because the disc space
is completely shallow.
Skyra MRI with all clinical applications in the run since 28-Novemeber-2013.
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After long years TRUMPF TruSystem 7500 is running with in the neurosuite at
Shmaisani hospital starting from 23-March-2014
Inomed MER system
Notice: Not all operative activities
can be recorded due to lack of time.
Notice: Head injuries and very urgent surgeries are also
escaped from the plan .