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Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery is done by using muscle sparing approaches and smaller incisions. As a result, patients benefit with decreased pain and faster return to activity.

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Illustration of a Cross-Section of the Spine using a Minimally Invasive Retractor System

Surgical picture of the use of a Minimally Invasive Retractor System & Special Instruments to Perform Spinal surgery through a Small Incision

Live surgical video of minimally invasive lumbar microdiscectomy!

Minimally invasive spinal fusion can be done as well. Intraoperative x-ray and nerve monitoring is used to safely place spinal instrumentation "percutaneously" through small incisions. Special retractors and instruments are used to remove the intervertebral disc and place a spacer with bone graft for fusion. The procedure is illustrated in the following video.

Live Surgical Video of Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion (MIS TLIF)

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Procedures

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