Minneapolis, MN Disc Replacement Surgery Cost Comparison

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A Disc Replacement Surgery in Minneapolis costs $27,853 on average when you take the median of the 35 medical providers who perform Disc Replacement Surgery procedures in Minneapolis, MN. There are 1 different types of Disc Replacement Surgery provided in Minneapolis, listed below, and the price for each differs based upon your insurance type. As a healthcare consumer you should understand that prices of medical procedures vary and if you shop from the Minneapolis providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Disc Replacement Surgery Cost Average $17,200 - $47,200 Free Quote

Compare Disc Replacement Surgery Providers in Minneapolis, MN

Facility City Type
Abbott Northwestern Hospital Minneapolis Acute Care Hospital
Ridgeview Medical Center Waconia Acute Care Hospital
Midwest Surgery Center Woodbury Ambulatory Surgical Center
High Pointe Surgery Center Lake Elmo Ambulatory Surgical Center
Methodist Hospital Saint Louis Park Acute Care Hospital
University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview Minneapolis Acute Care Hospital
Buffalo Hospital Buffalo Acute Care Hospital
Fairview Ridges Hospital Burnsville Acute Care Hospital
Saint Francis Regional Medical Center Shakopee Acute Care Hospital
Unity Hospital Fridley Acute Care Hospital
Phillips Eye Institute Minneapolis Acute Care Hospital
Westhealth Plymouth Ambulatory Surgical Center
Regina Medical Center Hastings Acute Care Hospital
Cambridge Medical Center Cambridge Acute Care Hospital
Maple Grove Ambulatory Surgery Center Maple Grove Ambulatory Surgical Center
Fairview Lakes Regional Medical Center Wyoming Acute Care Hospital
North Memorial Medical Center Robbinsdale Acute Care Hospital
Saint John's Hospital Maplewood Acute Care Hospital
Saint Joseph's Hospital Saint Paul Acute Care Hospital
Regions Hospital Saint Paul Acute Care Hospital
Healtheast Surgery Center-maplewood Maplewood Ambulatory Surgical Center
Childrens Health Care West Minnetonka Ambulatory Surgical Center
Woodbury Ambulatory Surgery Center Woodbury Ambulatory Surgical Center
Healthtech Solutions Plymouth Ambulatory Surgical Center
Woodwinds Health Campus Woodbury Acute Care Hospital
Lakeview Hospital Stillwater Acute Care Hospital
Edina Surgery Center Edina Ambulatory Surgical Center
United Hospital Saint Paul Acute Care Hospital
CDI Twin Cities ASC St Louis Park Ambulatory Surgical Center
Minnesota Valley Surgery Center Burnsville Ambulatory Surgical Center
Surgicare of Minneapolis Edina Ambulatory Surgical Center
Fairview Maple Grove Surgery Center Maple Grove Ambulatory Surgical Center
Hennepin County Medical Center Minneapolis Acute Care Hospital
Fairview Southdale Hospital Edina Acute Care Hospital
Mercy Hospital Coon Rapids Acute Care Hospital

Disc or Disk Replacement Surgery Cost and Procedure Introduction

Disk replacement surgery is an "open” procedure, which is performed in a hospital and requires a two to four day stay in the hospital. Disk replacement procedures are conducted using general anesthesia. The surgery is performed by a vascular surgeon along with an orthopedic surgeon or neurosurgeon. During the procedure, the surgeon removes the damaged spinal disks and replaces them with an artificial disk made from medical-grade metal or a combination of medical-grade metal and plastic. Disk replacement surgery is usually recommended for patients with ongoing back pain, who are not excessively overweight, have not had any spinal injuries, and do not have any spinal deformity. This procedure is an alternative to spinal fusion surgery.

Patient Preparation for Disk Replacement Surgery

A physical examination will be performed along with X-rays, MRIs, and/or CT scans to determine the extent and location of the damage. It is particularly important to inform the physician of all medications or vitamins taken regularly or if you are pregnant (or think you might be pregnant). Also tell your doctor if you have heart, lung or other medical conditions that may need special attention and, finally, if you have a history of bleeding disorders or if you are taking any anticoagulant (blood-thinning) medications, aspirin, or other medications that affect blood clotting. You will be given instructions in advance that will outline what you should and should not do in preparation for the surgery; be sure to read and follow those instructions. You will be asked to fast for eight hours before the procedure, generally after midnight. You will need to make arrangements for transportation after the surgery is complete. If you are given a prescription for pain medication, have it filled prior to surgery.

What to Expect During and After Disk Replacement Surgery

Disk replacement surgery takes two to three hours. After arriving at the hospital, an intravenous line is inserted into the arm to administer a sedative and general anesthesia. (You will be unconscious and pain-free.) Your heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate and oxygen level will be monitored during the procedure. The surgeon will make an incision in your abdomen to reach the damaged disk. Organs, blood vessels and nerves are moved out of the way, at which point the surgeon will remove the damaged disk and replace it with the artificial disk. The surgeon will then close the incision.

After surgery, you will be taken to the recovery room for observation. Once your blood pressure, pulse, and breathing are stable and you are alert, you will be taken to a hospital room. You'll stay in the hospital from two to four days, or until your pain in under control with oral medication. Before being discharged, you will be given instructions about care for your incisions, limits on activities and what you should do to aid your recovery. Recovery from disk replacement is quicker than back surgeries which involve healing bones — a few weeks to a few months. If you notice any of the following, call the number the hospital gave you: Fever, excessive sweating, difficulty urinating, redness, bleeding or worsening pain.

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