Las Vegas, NV Disc Replacement Surgery Cost Comparison

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A Disc Replacement Surgery in Las Vegas costs $22,696 on average when you take the median of the 41 medical providers who perform Disc Replacement Surgery procedures in Las Vegas, NV. There are 1 different types of Disc Replacement Surgery provided in Las Vegas, 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 Las Vegas 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 $14,000 - $38,500 Free Quote

Compare Disc Replacement Surgery Providers in Las Vegas, NV

Facility City Type
Henderson Surgery Center Henderson Ambulatory Surgical Center
Ambulatory Surgery Center of Nevada Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
Nevada Orthopedic and Spine Center Las Vegas Ortho Surgery Center
Parkway Surgery Center. Henderson Ambulatory Surgical Center
Stonecreek Surgery Center Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
Centennial Surgical Center Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
University Medical Center Las Vegas Acute Care Hospital
The Surgical Center at Tenaya Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
Sahara Surgery Center Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
Las Vegas Regional Surgery Center Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center Las Vegas Acute Care Hospital
Saint Rose Dominican Hospitals - Siena Campus Henderson Acute Care Hospital
Summerlin Hospital Medical Center Las Vegas Acute Care Hospital
Shadow Mountain Surgery Center Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint Rose Dominican Hospitals - Rose De Lima Campus Henderson Acute Care Hospital
Las Vegas Surgery Center Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
North Vista Hospital North Las Vegas Acute Care Hospital
Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center Las Vegas Acute Care Hospital
99th Medical Group, Mike O'callaghan Federal Hospital Nellis Air Force Base Acute Care Hospital
Flamingo Surgery Center Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
Ambulatory Surgical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
Tenaya Surgical Center Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
Spanish Hills Surgical Center Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
West Las Vegas Surgery Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
Spring Valley Surgery Center Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
Seven Hills Surgery Center Henderson Ambulatory Surgical Center
Las Vegas Surgical Care Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
Southwest Surgical Center Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
Valley View Surgery Center Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
Mountainview Hospital Las Vegas Acute Care Hospital
Alta-rose Surgery Center Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
Surgery Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center Las Vegas Acute Care Hospital
Las Vegas Specialty Surgical Center Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center Las Vegas Acute Care Hospital
Anthem ASC North Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
Surgical Arts Center Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
Durango Outpatient Surgery Center Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
Valley Hospital Medical Center Las Vegas Acute Care Hospital
Single Day Surgery Center Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center
Specialty Surgery Center Las Vegas Ambulatory Surgical Center

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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