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Spine Surgery - C7-T1 Extrusion with Laminotomy, Foraminotomy and Discectomy (Diskectomy). Shows  radiculopathy (compressed spinal nerve root) with disc herniation from a superior (top) view showing the close location of the spinal cord. Surgical steps: 1. Incision made in the back over the spinous processes of C7-T1; 2. Laminotomy and foraminotomy created using a Midas Rex drill and Kerrison rongeur; and 3. Discectomy.