After already leaving Texas (USA) for a Total Hip Replacement in Germany, Carmen was no stranger to their high level of orthopaedic care. This time she made the journey for Artificial Disc Replacement (ADR or TDR) with Dr. Bernd Illerhaus.
Her first step was contacting Malte Petersen and our German Spine Specialists, and the rest is history.
Diagnosis: Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) L5/S1
Treatment Plan: Total Discectomy by anterior surgical approach and Lumbar disc replacement of L5/S1
Surgeon: Dr. Bernd Illerhaus (Senior Neurosurgeon)
Surgery Duration: 60 Minutes
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