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by kflee0
Thu Apr 22, 2010 6:30 pm
Forum: Sciatica and Leg Pain
Topic: Microdiscectomy (endoscopic) medical cost, anyone?
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Microdiscectomy (endoscopic) medical cost, anyone?

Hi everone, I have broadbased disc bulging at L4/5 causing sciatica leg pain on both legs and surgeon here recommends microdiscectomy. I live in Australia and would like to find out the ballpark estimate for the same procedure done in USA. I do not have medical coverage and will have to pay out of p...
by kflee0
Sun Apr 18, 2010 5:43 pm
Forum: Sciatica and Leg Pain
Topic: Broadbased posterior disc bulging at L4/5
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Broadbased posterior disc bulging at L4/5

Hi, I have moderate broadbased posterior disc bulging at L4/5, indenting the anterior aspect of the thecal sac, causing bilateral lateral recess stenosis and mild to moderate canal stenosis. There's also a super-imposed annular tear on the disc. My question is; 1. Am I a good candidate for microdisc...
by kflee0
Sun Apr 18, 2010 8:05 am
Forum: Sciatica and Leg Pain
Topic: San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders, Anyone?
Replies: 0
Views: 6801

San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders, Anyone?

Does anyone here have any experience with San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders? Either good or bad experiences that you could share with me? I am considering microdiscectomy on L4/5 and they are near my area. Or do you have any recommendations for other MIS spinal surgeon in the San Diego area. Tha...