It doesn’t have to be this way
A new treatment now exists, which was specifically designed to close the large hole often left in the spinal disc after discectomy. Barricaid is the first FDA approved device to close large annular defects and is proven to reduce reoperation for reherniation by 81%.2 Because this is a new technology, your surgeon may not be aware a solution exists.
- LE Miller et al. Association of Annular Defect Width After Lumbar Discectomy With Risk of Symptom Recurrence and Reoperation. Spine 2018
- Some studies outside U.S. indications. Values at Minimum 1 year PostOp. For citations and published studies, please visit https://info.barriciaid.com/8studies