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Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Disc Herniation

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Best hospitals and doctors for lumbar spinal disc herniation treatment abroad

The selection of doctors and clinics is carried out on the basis of annual qualification reports. The main selection criterion is the number of operations or procedures performed. It takes into account experience, reputation in the medical society, the availability of quality certificates and high specialization in a certain field.

Cost for treatment

Diagnostic tests for lumbar herniated disc
 from  488
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy (1 segment)
 from  3079
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (2-3 segments) with nucleotomy
 from  5189
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (4 segments) with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy
 from  5253
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with discectomy and intervertebral disc prosthesis
 from  7577

Hospital Neuwerk Maria von den Aposteln Moenchengladbach

10/10
location_onGermany, Moenchengladbach

Department of Spinal Surgery

The Hospital Neuwerk “Maria von den Aposteln”, which is in Mönchengladbach, has over 10 specialized operating departments. Located in the northern part of the city, the Hospital has been a coordination center of the whole region for already many years. The Hospital has 363 comfortable beds for its patients. Due
Diagnostic tests for lumbar herniated disc
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Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy (1 segment)
10593 help9593
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (2-3 segments) with nucleotomy
15561 help14061
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (4 segments) with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy
14777 help13277
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with discectomy and intervertebral disc prosthesis
20869 help18869

Charite University Hospital Berlin

9/10
location_onGermany, Berlin

Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery

Being the medical school for both Humboldt University and Free University of Berlin and having a long experience, the Charite Hospital has gained wide recognition. It is regarded as one of the most research-intensive medical facilities in Germany and the largest university medical center in Europe. With more than 100 c
Diagnostic tests for lumbar herniated disc
2437
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy (1 segment)
13317
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (2-3 segments) with nucleotomy
22128
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (4 segments) with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy
22891
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with discectomy and intervertebral disc prosthesis
31375

Beta Klinik Bonn

9.7/10
location_onGermany, Bonn

Department of Neurosurgery and Interventional Neuroradiology

Beta Klinik is a modern hospital which consists of 30 specialized departments. The hospital is equipped with the state-of-the-art equipment of the university level. The operating rooms, an intensive care unit and the rehabilitation center correspond to the highest standards. It also concerns highly qualified physicians of the ho
Diagnostic tests for lumbar herniated disc
1903
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy (1 segment)
10150
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (2-3 segments) with nucleotomy
16989
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (4 segments) with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy
17663
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with discectomy and intervertebral disc prosthesis
23785

Rambam Health Care Campus Haifa

9.8/10
location_onIsrael, Haifa

Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Rambam Health Care Campus is the largest and the most advanced hospital in Northern Israel. Founded in 1938, the medical center has a long history and a rich experience in providing comprehensive medical services in all medical specialties. Ramdam serves over 2 million residents of the country, as well as the Israel Defense Forc
Diagnostic tests for lumbar herniated disc
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Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy (1 segment)
9395 help8345
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (2-3 segments) with nucleotomy
16432 help14532
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (4 segments) with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy
16772 help14872
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with discectomy and intervertebral disc prosthesis
23861 help21061

University Hospital Freiburg

9.7/10
location_onGermany, Freibung

Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery

The University Hospital Freiburg is famous for its rich history and is one of the oldest and most prestigious medical facilities in Germany (one of the three best medical institutions in the country). The hospital was based on the Faculty of Medicine of the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg, which celebrated its 550th anniver
Diagnostic tests for lumbar herniated disc
1994
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy (1 segment)
9953
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (2-3 segments) with nucleotomy
17469
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (4 segments) with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy
17761
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with discectomy and intervertebral disc prosthesis
23556

Primus Super Speciality Hospital New Delhi

9/10
location_onIndia, New Delhi

Department of Spine Surgery

Primus Super Speciality Hospital is a state-of-the-art multispecialty hospital located in New Delhi, which is the heart of India’s capital. It has been designed and constructed using the most advanced medical technology from all around the world. The infrastructure of the hospital and the quiet environment contribute to fa
Diagnostic tests for lumbar herniated disc
622.4 help566
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy (1 segment)
3981.6 help3475
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (2-3 segments) with nucleotomy
6624 help5764
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (4 segments) with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy
7102.8 help6245
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with discectomy and intervertebral disc prosthesis
9670.6 help8468

University Hospital Ulm

8.7/10
location_onGermany, Ulm

Department of Neurosurgery

The University Hospital Ulm started its activities 35 years ago and during this time it has become one of the most prestigious medical institutions in Europe. The hospital is famous for its numerous discoveries and the world-class achievements in medicine and pharmaceuticals. The medical facility has 29 specialized departments a
Diagnostic tests for lumbar herniated disc
1908
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy (1 segment)
9455
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (2-3 segments) with nucleotomy
16131
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (4 segments) with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy
16969
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with discectomy and intervertebral disc prosthesis
22846

University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Hamburg

Department of Neurosurgery

The University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) consists of more than 80 interdisciplinary cooperating departments, polyclinics and institutes within 14 medical centers. The Medical Center has over 1,346 beds. The University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf annually treats about 92,000 inpatients and 291,000 outpatien
Diagnostic tests for lumbar herniated disc
2176
Diagnostic tests for lumbar herniated disc
2169
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy (1 segment)
11375
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy (1 segment)
11404
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (2-3 segments) with nucleotomy
19943

University Hospital Würzburg

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Würzburg

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics

According to the Focus magazine in 2019, the University Hospital Würzburg ranks among the top national German hospitals! The hospital is one of the oldest medical facilities in Germany. The centuries-old traditions of first-class treatment are combined with the very latest achievements of modern evidence-based medicine and
Diagnostic tests for lumbar herniated disc
1822
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy (1 segment)
8939
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (2-3 segments) with nucleotomy
15859
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (4 segments) with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy
15806
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with discectomy and intervertebral disc prosthesis
21344

University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden

9.1/10
location_onGermany, Dresden

Department for Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Trauma Surgery

According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden is among the top three hospitals in Germany! The hospital is the embodiment of the standards of modern high-quality medicine. Since the hospital positions itself as a maximum care medical facility, it represents all medical fields. The
Diagnostic tests for lumbar herniated disc
2151
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy (1 segment)
11404
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (2-3 segments) with nucleotomy
19910
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (4 segments) with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy
20332
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with discectomy and intervertebral disc prosthesis
27697

University Hospital Frankfurt am Main

10/10
location_onGermany, Frankfurt am Main

Department of Neurosurgery

The University Hospital Frankfurt is part of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main. The hospital was founded in 1914 and today it is a famous German medical institution with rich traditions. The hospital treats about 49,000 inpatients and 220,000 outpatients every year. The main objective of 32 specia
Diagnostic tests for lumbar herniated disc
1802
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy (1 segment)
8863
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (2-3 segments) with nucleotomy
15703
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (4 segments) with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy
15992
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with discectomy and intervertebral disc prosthesis
21589

University Hospital Marburg UKGM

8.6/10
location_onGermany, Marburg

Department of Neurosurgery

The University Hospital of Giessen and Marburg (UKGM) offers medical care, modern diagnosis and comprehensive treatment at the advanced international level. As a maximum care hospital, the UKGM covers the entire spectrum of modern medicine ranging from ophthalmology up to trauma surgery and dentistry. The hospital is mainly focu
Diagnostic tests for lumbar herniated disc
1728
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy (1 segment)
8585
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (2-3 segments) with nucleotomy
14702
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (4 segments) with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy
15176
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with discectomy and intervertebral disc prosthesis
20170

University Hospital Rechts der Isar Munich

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Munich

Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery

Founded in 1834, the University Hospital Rechts der Isar Munich combines long traditions and the very latest achievements of modern medicine, thanks to which it belongs to Germany's leading hospitals. The medical facility includes 33 specialized departments, 20 interdisciplinary centers, in which patients are provided with f
Diagnostic tests for lumbar herniated disc
1904
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy (1 segment)
9995
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (2-3 segments) with nucleotomy
17104
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (4 segments) with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy
17625
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with discectomy and intervertebral disc prosthesis
24097

University Hospital Cologne

9.5/10
location_onGermany, Cologne

Department of Neurosurgery

The University Hospital Cologne is included in the Focus magazine rating of top German hospitals 2017 and offers patients first-class medical care meeting the latest medical advancements. Both doctors and researchers of the hospital are constantly searching for new techniques in the field of diagnosis and treatmen
Diagnostic tests for lumbar herniated disc
1793
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy (1 segment)
8942
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (2-3 segments) with nucleotomy
15839
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (4 segments) with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy
15820
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with discectomy and intervertebral disc prosthesis
21322

University Hospital Muenster

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Muenster

Department of General and Tumor Orthopedics

The University Hospital Muenster is one of the most respected multi-field medical centers in Germany. It consists of more than 30 departments and numerous research institutes and centers. Every year over 58,000 inpatients are treated here and nearly 475,000 patients receive medical care on the outpatient basis. Highly profession
Diagnostic tests for lumbar herniated disc
2046
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy (1 segment)
10046
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (2-3 segments) with nucleotomy
17338
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (4 segments) with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy
17807
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with discectomy and intervertebral disc prosthesis
23524

University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

10/10
location_onGermany, Munich

Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich is regularly ranked among the best medical institutions in Germany! The hospital is the largest multidisciplinary medical facility, as well as a leading research and training center in Germany and Europe. The hospital is proud of i
Diagnostic tests for lumbar herniated disc
1911
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy (1 segment)
10172
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (2-3 segments) with nucleotomy
17244
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc (4 segments) with endoscopic or microscopic nucleotomy
17838
Treatment of lumbar herniated disc with discectomy and intervertebral disc prosthesis
24060

About the disease

A herniated disc is when the disc located between the vertebrae in the spinal column ruptures. It is also known as a slipped disc, as the herniated disc protrudes through the tear between the vertebrae. Usually, a herniated disc occurs if the fibrous ring has shifted or ruptured. Most commonly, herniation develops in the lower back, as this is the most mobile part of the spine. A herniated disc can also develop in the lumbar or cervical regions. In most cases, the symptoms of a herniated disc subside within six weeks after the initial injury, but there is a period of remission while the area remains delicate and prone to further problems.

A herniated disc is usually caused by disc tear, back injury or professional weightlifting. It can also develop as a result of gradual disc degeneration, which tends to develop in people older than 60 and in people who lead an extremely sedentary lifestyle. It happens because the discs become dehydrated and lose their useful nutrients over time, resulting in them being less flexible and more susceptible to different kinds of ruptures. As such, a herniated disc injury can occur as a consequence of a serious fall. Overall, men are more likely to suffer from a herniated disc.

Symptoms

  • Pain in area of affected disc
  • Numbness
  • Tingling feeling
  • Weakness
  • Decreased sensitivity in both legs
  • High blood pressure
  • Numbness in fingers

Diagnosis

  • The most common diagnostic measures are an MRI scan or a multisided computed tomography (MSCT).
  • In order to diagnose a herniated disc, the doctor also needs to conduct a test on the nerve endings.
  • An X-ray of the spine can find out if there are any other fractures or tears which could be causing the pain.

Treatment

  • The main method of conservative treatment is a systemic anti-inflammatory therapy using anti-inflammatory drugs. This is accompanied by several sessions of physiotherapy.
  • A laminectomy is a surgical procedure, whereby the herniated disc is removed as a foreign body. A surgical microscope is used to remove the herniated disc in a less invasive way than open surgery.
  • An endoscopic nucleotomy is also a minimally surgical procedure that aims to remove a herniated disc.
  • A discectomy with intervertebral disc replacement prosthesis is an open surgical procedure whereby the surgeon removes the damaged disc and replaces it with a prosthetic, in order to normalize the anatomic structure of the spine. 



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