Trans-foraminal Endoscopic Discectomy (TFED) Treatment Clinic Mumbai

Transforaminal Endoscopic discectomy

Transforaminal Endoscopic discectomy

Trans-foraminal Endoscopic Discectomy (TFED) - Stitch less Surgery for slipped disc

Transforaminal Endoscopic Discectomy (TFED)
A minimally invasive stitch less spine surgery (MISSS) offered at Pain clinic of India Pvt. Ltd.

Slip disc condition

We use an endoscope to treat and remove the herniated, protruded, extruded, or degenerative discs that are causative factor of your leg and back pain.

Salient features About the Procedure -

You will be explained about the procedure in detail. The procedure is done under local anaesthesia with or without sedation.
During the surgery you will be lying on your stomach comfortably.
The live x-ray (fluoroscope) is used to identify the level where the disc is prolapsed.
The surgeon will give a local anaesthesia at the site of needle entry. This will make you pain free for the procedure.
A tiny "Keyhole" incision is made.
Under live fluoroscopy an endoscope is inserted
There is no cutting of muscles, ligaments and Bones is involved.
Discectomy is performed till free nerves and epidural space is visualised. Special equipments like high frequency radiofrequency and Laser are used.
Once the nerves are free and confirmed on the TV monitor, the endoscope is removed and dressing applied.
Patient is discharged on the same or next day.

TFED treatment
TFED procedure


  • Less tissue destruction,
  • Less postoperative pain,
  • Quicker recovery times,
  • Earlier rehabilitation, and
  • Avoidance of general anesthesia
  • Since patient is fully conscious throughout the procedure, He/she can inform the surgeon about any pain on touching the nerves. This avoids any injury to the nerves and Spinal cord.  

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In India this procedure is exclusively performed at different centres in Mumbai, Delhi and Goa by our spine and pain specialists.

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