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Without an Incision:

Percutaneous Procedures for Diagnosis & Treatment

Chapter 11

Nucleoplasty for Non-Surgical Lumbar Disk Removal
A bulging disk can sometimes be treated without open surgery. This system involves a probe that is passed into the disk. The tip is then heated to a very high level so that the solid tissue of the disk actually evaporates.  Reprinted with permission of Arthrocare Corporation.