Cervical Deuk Laser Disc Repair®: A novel, full-endoscopic surgical technique for the treatment of symptomatic cervical disc disease

@inproceedings{Deukmedjian2012CervicalDL,
  title={Cervical Deuk Laser Disc Repair®: A novel, full-endoscopic surgical technique for the treatment of symptomatic cervical disc disease},
  author={Ara J. Deukmedjian and Augusto J Cianciabella and Jason Cutright and Arias Deukmedjian and James I. Ausman},
  booktitle={Surgical neurology international},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Cervical Deuk Laser Disc Repair(®) is a novel full-endoscopic, anterior cervical, trans-discal, motion preserving, laser assisted, nonfusion, outpatient surgical procedure to safely treat symptomatic cervical disc diseases including herniation, spondylosis, stenosis, and annular tears. Here we describe a new endoscopic approach to cervical disc disease that allows direct visualization of the posterior longitudinal ligament, posterior vertebral endplates, annulus, neuroforamina, and… CONTINUE READING