We discussed the
risks, complications, benefits and alternatives of the intervention with him,
which would be a right L4-L5 microdiskectomy. These include but are not limited
to, injury to the nerve root, injury to the dural sac causing CSF leak requiring
repair, infection, instability of the spine, stiffness, ongoing pain and
discomfort, medical complications from the anaesthetic including cardiac
abnormalities, pulmonary complications from DVT, pulmonary embolus and death.
Informed consent was obtained.
- C Arm Large
- Stryker Lumbar Phantoms
- Headlight & Loupes (Approach)
- Weighted mculllough
- Prone superman
- Assymetry of symptoms?
Prep and Drape
Post Op Care