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Inomed Stockert Neuro N50. A versatile
RF lesion generator and stimulator for
countless applications and many uses
Multigen RF lesion generator
21-APRIL-2014 RADWAN MUHAMED ISMAEEL
35 YEARS EXTRUDED DISC L4-5 CENTRAL WITH RIGHT FORAMINAL
The patient came to the clinic 20-April-2014
complaining of difficult walking for three
years, more during winter time. The last 6
months got LBP and right sciatica. MRI lumbar
spine done 07-January-2014, bad quality showing
central bulge disc L4-5. MRI lumbar spine
repeated 08-April-2014 better quality, but not
complete study, showing extruded disc L4-5
ventral with right foraminal occlusion.
On examination; the patient is limping with
exaggerated scoliotic stance. SLRS was 40
degrees with pain in the right. There is weak
dorsiflexion both feet -4/5. MRI of the lumbar
spine repeated the same day confirming the
Using the C-arm, the L4-5 level identified.
Using MICRODISCXS system, foraminotomy right L5
root was performed and the huge extruded disc
was removed lateral to the axilla. Right sided
cleaning L4-5 disc space. The root hanging free.
Routine closure of the wound.
Smooth postoperative recovery. The power of the
both feet became normal.
Medicon MICRODISCXS set.
The patient has still have an estimated
postoperative recurrence around 7%, because the
disc space is still not shallow.
The MICRODISCXS set helps as good retractor
system, but lacking illumination and as seen in
the video, nothing is seen inside the wound.
Skyra MRI with all clinical applications in the run since 28-Novemeber-2013.
The World's first and the only Headmounted Microscope.
Freedom combined with Outstanding Vision, but very bad video recording and
After long years TRUMPF TruSystem 7500 is running with in the neurosuite at
Shmaisani hospital starting from 23-March-2014
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 .