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Auckland Orthopaedic Group

Private Service, Orthopaedics, Spinal

Spinal Procedures

Discectomy
An incision (cut) is made over the relevant part of the spine and the bulging part of the painful disc is cut off and removed.

Spinal Fusion
An incision (cut) is made over the relevant part of the spine. Two or more vertebrae (the small bones that make up the spinal column) are fused together with bone grafts and/or metal rods to form a single bone.

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