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MINI-INVASIVE SURGERY: EXTRADURAL SECTION OF FILUM TERMINALE

MINI-INVASIVE SURGERY: EXTRADURAL SECTION OF FILUM TERMINALE - Vanni VERONESI MD

 

Section of the extradural filum terminale is carried out by making a small incision on the sacrum at the end of the backbone. There is no alteration of the spine mechanics. The filum terminale is cutting by means of microsurgery techniques. The time of surgery is about 30 minutes. A local anesthetic can be administered via injection to the surgery site. The patient remains conscious during a local anesthetic.

 

12/03/2016 03:36 pm