A neurosurgical approach to far-lateral disc herniation. Technical note

J Neurosurg. 1990 Jan;72(1):143-4. doi: 10.3171/jns.1990.72.1.0143.


A technique for exposing far-lateral intervertebral disc herniations without disrupting the facet is described. This technique is a simple modification of the standard neurosurgical approach.

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Intervertebral Disc Displacement / surgery*
  • Laminectomy / methods*