Endoscopic Disectom

An endoscopic microdiscectomy is a minimally invasive endoscopic surgery that allows direct visualization of the disc and nerves. This procedure is used for decompressing nerve roots damaged by compressed spinal discs. It is usually indicated in patients with a herniated or compressed lumbar disc, who have not found adequate pain relief with pain management injections or conservative treatment.


  • Intramedullary Tumors begin in the cells within the spinal cord itself, such as gliomas, astrocytoma or ependymomas.
  • Extramedullary Tumors grow in either the membrane surrounding the spinal cord or the nerve roots that reach out from the spinal cord. Although they don’t begin within the spinal cord itself, these types of tumors may affect spinal cord function by causing spinal cord compression and other problems. Examples of extramedullary tumors that can affect the spinal cord include meningiomas, neurofibromas, schwannomas and nerve sheath tumors.

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Dr. Pinkal Thakkar

Dr. Pinkal Thakkar

Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon


Dr. Pinkal Thakkar is Consultant Spine Surgeon at Tricolor Hospitals, Baroda. He specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery, endoscopic spine surgery and expertise in Pain Management. He Is the pioneer Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Endoscopic Spine Surgery in India. He has done extensive research in field of spine surgery and published many articles and book chapters in international spine journals.

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