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Spinal disc herniation treatment in the Republic of Korea

We`ve found 9 specialized hospitals for treatment of herniated disk

Spinal disc herniation diagnostics and treatment in Korea

Standard set of diagnostic procedures for spinal disc herniation in Korea includes consultation with neurosurgeon and MRI and X-rays examination. Doctors can also prescribe consultation with other specialists (for example, physician or dentist) or additional laboratory tests. Theses procedures aim at ensure the accuracy of the diagnosis.

Treatment options for herniated disc in Korea includes minimum traumatic surgeries aimed at shorten rehabilitation period of the patient: microdiscectomy, vertebroplasty, laminectomy and laser reconstruction.

With the Bookimed support, 755 patients received individual program for treatment of herniated disk
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Service and comfort 10
 
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With the Bookimed support, 101 patients received individual treatment program in Wooridul Hospital
9.4 average rate of the hospital

The Clinic specializes in orthopedic and spinal surgeries

Wooridul is a specialized hospital that focuses only on the treatment of musculo-skeletal system.

Peculiarities of the treatment of vertebrae in Wooridul Hospital:

  • treatment cost is 30-50% less than in European hospitals;
  • over 3,000 orthopedic operations and 1,000 neurosurgeries are performed every year in Wooridul Clinic.

Diagnostics

Preoperative diagnostics lasts not more than 4 days. X-rays examination and consultation with neurosurgeon are obligatory. MRI or CT diagnostic as well as laboratory tests can be also indicated.

MRI
Consultation of a neurosurgeon
CT (computer tomography)
Treatment

Treatment period for spinal disc herniation is up to 2 weeks. It comprises diagnostics, discectomy and rehabilitation.

Price of the treatment can differ according to the chosen approach (standard discectomy, discectomy with fixation, discectomy with the use of implant).

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Doctor's qualification 9
 
Medical equipment 9
 
Service and comfort 9
 
Popularity of the clinic 8
 
With the Bookimed support, 138 patients received individual treatment program in Kang Dong Hospital
8.6 average rate of the hospital

Zinedine Zidane received treatment in Kang Dong Hospital

In 2002, the football player treated his hip injured during world championship.

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Peculiarities of herniated disc treatment at Kang Dong:

  • the highest success rate of neurosurgeries in Korea — 92%;
  • over 500 spinal operations per year are performed in Kang Dong Clinic.

Diagnostics

Standard diagnostics before the discectomy procedure includes:

  • consultation with neurosurgeon and multispecialized team (physician, dentist — to exclude comorbidities);
  • laboratory tests and consultation with anesthesiologist (to specify general health condition and exclude allergic hypersensitivity to anesthesia);
  • X-rays and MRI — visualization of injured vertebral section.
X-ray
Consultation of a neurosurgeon
MRI
Lab tests
Consultation with multispecialized team
Treatment

Herniated disc treatment period lasts up to two weeks. During this period diagnostics, surgery and rehabilitation are performed.

Herniated disc surgery cost varies depending on the particular approach (standard discectomy, discectomy with fixation, discectomy with implant application).

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