Spine-Health provides a video of spine fusion surgery in progress, and WebMD offers a similar video as well as an animated video explaining the procedure. The medical animation also includes a transcript of the video's a... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

People interested in lumbar spine surgery can watch an animation of the surgery, along with a detailed explanation of the surgical procedure, on the Spine-health website. Actual lumbar spine surgical videos are on the Me... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

There are several herniated-disc surgery videos in the herniated-disc video library on Spine-Health. The library allows access to surgical repair videos, including anterior cervical discectomy and fusion procedures, whic... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging
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A video of ankle fusion,or arthrodesis, surgery can be viewed at the website of the New England Orthopedic Surgeons, or NEOS. The NEOS website has a large selectionof related surgical procedure videos, including ankle fr... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Fusion surgery done on the back is called lumbar spinal fusion. According to WebMD, this type of surgery is done to connect, or fuse, two or more vertebrae in the spine when the discs between them become herniated or det... More » Health Conditions & Diseases