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Diskectomy

"Diskectomy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Excision, in part or whole, of an INTERVERTEBRAL DISC. The most common indication is disk displacement or herniation. In addition to standard surgical removal, it can be performed by percutaneous diskectomy (DISKECTOMY, PERCUTANEOUS) or by laparoscopic diskectomy, the former being the more common.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Diskectomy" by people in this website by year, and whether "Diskectomy" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 98 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2014 and 2016 and 2017
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