About Pohang Wooridul

Scale of Facilities
Number of beds - 95 beds
Medical Professionals
Doctor - 9 peoples
Medical personnel – 91 peoples
Scale of Facilities
Operation of a foreign Subspecialty fellow Training Course (Neurosurgery, Orthopedics)
(Number of countries has been participating such as India, Brazil, Mexico, Australia and so on)
Host of Asia-MISS (Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery)
Operation of a Society for Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery (Didactic Course)
The Latest Major Equipment
Standing MRI
Specialized Medical Technology
'Percutaneous' means 'not incision', namely treatment that does not leave scars.
Under the local anesthesia, this treatment is performed with a small incision (about 3.5 mm) by an endoscope.
List Outline Indication Advantage
PELD (Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy) Microscopic treatment of spinal discs using a thin catheter as a method of incising a wound with a scalpel without general anesthesia. The patients with persistent symptoms even after undergoing conservation treatment (Physical therapy, exercise therapy, medication, herbal treatment, etc.)
The patients with paralysis of the toes, ankles and legs or symptoms of fecal incontinence The patients with Herniated Nucleus Pulposus(HNP) or stenosis
The elderly patients or even the diabetes patients could tolerable the procedure.
It is a procedure with almost no scarring.
It is a safe procedure from spinal instablility aftereffects.
It is a procedure that does not require blood transfusion.
Expenses and time are reduced due to short-term admission Short-trm recovery is possible.
PECE (Percutaneous Endoscopic Laser-assisted Cervical Discectomy) Treatment for Cervical herniated disc between the conservative and surgical treatment, without general anesthesia and incising by scalpel. The patients with soft disc herniation who show neck, shoulder, or arm pain and nerve abnormalities
The patients with persistent cervical pain due to cervical disc degeneration for more than 2 years The patients with Cervicogenic headache or dizziness