Linda wanted to avoid spinal fusion and would only accept Spinal Disc Replacement from the most experienced surgeons using the most advanced disc implants.
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. Thomas Bierstedt (Senior Neurosurgeon)
Surgery Duration: 60 Minutes
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