You may have heard a lot about minimally invasive surgical techniques. However, did you know minimally invasive techniques were adopted gradually in spine surgery compared to other surgical disciplines? This is because of the difficulty in visualising and accessing critical spine structures through a small hole. However, in today’s world, minimally invasive techniques are widelyRead More
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What Techniques are Available for Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery?
Spine-related disorders are among the most common problems encountered in clinical practice. Up to 80% of the population has experienced low back pain at some point in their life, and 1% to 2% of the United States adults are disabled due to low back pain. There is a large variety of treatment options for spine-relatedRead More
Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery: How Does It Work?
In the past, people suffering from intractable cases of degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, herniated discs, scoliosis, and other types of spinal conditions were perennially stuck with traditional open spinal surgery—which involves a higher risk of complications. Nowadays, while traditional open spinal surgery is still being used, significant advances in surgical technology and techniques haveRead More