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Spinal disc herniation treatment in the Republic of Korea

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Using Bookimed, 641 patients received individual program for treatment of herniated disk
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Using Bookimed, 77 patients received individual treatment program in Wooridul Hospital
9.4 average mark of the clinic

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).

Discectomy (Removal of lumbar disc) 18000 - 25000 $
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Using Bookimed, 103 patients received individual treatment program in Kang Dong Hospital
8.6 average mark of the clinic

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).

Discectomy (Removal of lumbar disc) 15800 $
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Using Bookimed, 23 patients received individual treatment program in Kangbuk Samsung Hospital
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Diagnostics of spinal disc herniation 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.

Spinal disc herniation treatment options in Korea

Microdiscectomy in Korea

Minimally invasive surgery for spinal disc herniation performed through small incisions up to 6 cm with the use of microscope and microsurgical instruments. The surgery is performed under general anaesthesia. During this operation, removal of hernia from two vertebrae is possible. In a week after the surgery a patient can sit, in 15-20 days (s)he can start physical labour. Microdiscectomy shortens rehabilitation period for 5 days and maximally eliminates possible development of infectious complications.


Laser reconstruction

Radiation of intervertebral disc using a special laser in several areas. A puncture needle is injected under local anaesthesia into the injured disc. The disc is heated up to 70 degrees Celcius. This process causes Intensive regeneration of cartilage cells and is provided under X-rays control. General period of hospitalization - up to 3 days. Laser reconstruction is indicated together with conservative therapy.


Vertebroplasty in Korea

Minimally invasive surgery for spinal disc herniation that is performed under local anaesthesia. The surgeon injects in the intervertebral space a puncture needle through which an acryl-based bone cement is infused. This substance fills all defects of bone tissue thus stabilizing fractured bone fragments. The surgery lasts 1 hour and does not need hospital stay. Bedrest during the first day is recommended with following gradual increase of the load.


Laminectomy in Korea

Decompression operation for removal of vertebral arches. It can be performed under general and local anaesthesia. It lasts from 1 to 3 hours. Laminectomy aims at create a space around compressed nervous endings to restore blood supply and relieve pain syndrome. When needed an implant is installed in the intervertebral space to close a defect in the spinal canal.

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My mother had a microdiscectomy surgery at this hospital about 25 days ago and she was really satisfied with the services. She came to Korea from Mongolia for the surgery by herself. Yet the hospital staff was really supportive and did not let her feel alone. Currently she is still recovering from the surgery. We are very grateful for the Leon... Read full review
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