DRHC Dubai Spinal Surgery

Thoracic Disc Prolapse

Thoracic disc prolapse / Thoracic disc herniation is rare when compared with the lumbar and cervical discs; this is due to the anatomic structure of the thoracic spine being less mobile and protected from excessive stresses by the rib cage as a unit. Surgery for prolapse in Dubai DRHC is carried out with the most modern equipment. Surgery for thoracic disc prolapse is carried out by the best thoracic surgeon in Dubai. Contact at +97142798200 for herniated disk treatment in Dubai.

However, thoracic disc prolapse carries a particular risk of spinal cord compression and requires a particular surgical technique when surgery is indicated.

Conservative Management of Thoracic Disc Prolapse:

Conservative management is the mainstay of treatment in cases of radicular pain, which is pain across the pathway of thoracic nerves, which travel around the chest wall. Of course, symptoms and signs of thoracic spinal cord compression should be excluded, as this can be a relative or absolute indication of surgical treatment. The conservative management is effective in most cases of radiculopathy and we seldom operate on thoracic disc prolapses. Thanks again to the god gift of autoimmune absorption mechanism.

Symptoms and Signs of thoracic spinal cord compression:

There are many symptoms and signs, which can vary according to the degree of spinal cord compression. The expert doctors would be able to determine the degree of compression and the urgency of the case by testing the sensation and motor power levels in the trunk and lower extremities in addition to reflexes testing. What is important to realize for every patient is the early sign of compression, which is an imbalance feeling when walking. We advise an immediate visit to an orthopedic spinal surgeon at the earliest before it is too late.

Surgical Treatment of Thoracic Disc Prolapse:

This surgery is particular as the disc is anterior to the spinal cord, which is very sensitive tissue to even touch, therefore the access to the disc is either anterior through the chest with the help of endoscopic surgery or via a costo-transverse lateral approach. The risk of serious complications in this surgery is 2-3% and neuro-monitoring during surgery is clearly an advantage to minimize the risk of complications.

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