Neck Hernia Surgery
Neck hernia surgery includes operations performed to treat the cervical hernia problem. Many surgical techniques are used within the scope of cervical hernia surgery. Today, closed techniques come to the fore in these types of surgery, which are determined according to the patient's condition. Neck hernia problem is a disease that seriously reduces the quality of life of patients, restricts mobility and many activities. Neck hernia, which manifests itself with many complaints, should be treated after diagnostic applications. Surgery is not usually the first treatment option in the problem of neck hernia that is detected correctly, and if there is no response to different treatment applications, surgical methods come to the fore. Today, Full Endoscopic Cervical Discectomy, that is, fully closed neck hernia surgery and Microscopic Cervical Hernia Surgery is the most prominent surgical application.
What are the Surgical Applications of Neck Hernia?
Surgical applications for neck hernia can be performed with traditional methods, but they have a high risk of complications. Since large incisions are made, the risk of infection is relatively high, and the recovery rate is low. Therefore, it is more difficult for patients to have a healthy process and return to their daily lives. However, many alternative surgical operations are applied in neck hernia surgery. With these operations, surgical applications with a low risk of complications can be performed because no incisions are made, or the surgical process is completed through tiny incisions. For this reason, the recovery rate of the patients is also very high, and their return to daily life in a healthy way is accelerated.
Two of the most frequently used neck hernia surgery techniques are Full Endoscopic Cervical Discectomy, in other words, fully closed neck hernia surgery and Microscopic Cervical Hernia Surgery.
What is Full Endoscopic Cervical Discectomy (Total Closed Cervical Hernia Surgery)?
Full Endoscopic Cervical Discectomy surgery is the only cervical disc hernia surgery that is performed wholly closed. Full Endoscopic Cervical Discectomy, performed entirely through endoscopic means, is a cervical hernia surgery with the lowest risk of complications with this feature. Within the scope of the endoscope device, the herniated parts of the discs reaching the herniated area are successfully treated with this method. While performing this procedure, the surrounding tissues are not damaged, and tissue integrity is successfully achieved. If the patient does not have calcification, and there is no narrow canal problem, Full Endoscopic Cervical Discectomy can be successfully performed.
What is Microscopic Cervical Hernia Surgery?
Microscopic Neck Hernia Surgery utilizes modern medical techniques and advanced medical technologies. The surgical area is monitored with the help of microscopes used in this context. Microscopic Neck Hernia Surgery performed through a small incision is one of the most preferred cervical disc hernia surgical procedures today because it causes minimal damage to surrounding tissues. The fact that microscope magnification shows very detailed points provides great benefit in areas surrounded by neural networks and offers numerous advantages for treating the herniated area. Microscopic Neck Hernia Surgery includes a procedure that provides a very rapid healing process.
Recovery Process After Neck Hernia Surgery
It is possible to be discharged within one day after both applications in neck hernia surgery. It is possible for patients working in desk jobs to return to work within one week provided that they protect themselves, but this period may increase up to 1.5 months in heavy work. With the end of the 3rd month, it is possible to start heavy activities such as sports.After cervical hernia surgery, a mild painful complaint and sensitivity may be observed in the application area. This situation, which will be considered as a natural part of the process, will disappear over time. These surgical techniques, which have an excellent recovery rate advantage compared to traditional methods, are used successfully today.