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By Faheem A. Sandhu, Jean-Marc Voyadzis, Richard Glenn Fessler

Decision Making for Minimally Invasive backbone Surgery presents the serious instruments had to make certain precisely whilst, for whom, and why minimally invasive backbone surgical procedure (MISS) is a manageable option.

Ten tightly concentrated chapters each one start with a choice making set of rules that explains tips to make certain if pass over will gain the sufferer greater than conventional open surgical procedure. Following each one set of rules, concise but certain details at the preoperative overview, surgical concepts, and attainable results is helping the reader to formulate a transparent surgical procedure. The publication closes with an incisive research of radiosurgery, instrumentation structures, snapshot advice, and promising advances in omit that would stimulate extra dialogue of this rising area.


  • A life like overview of either the benefits and
    drawbacks of omit by way of pioneers within the box
  • Evaluative algorithms permit readers to shape speedy, absolutely
    informed remedy judgements
  • Intuitive association via spinal area allows
    quick reference

Spine surgeons, citizens, or fellows in orthopedic surgical procedure or
neurosurgery will seek advice from this simply obtainable guide whenever they
consider appearing a minimally invasive backbone procedure.

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Minimally invasive cervical ­expansile laminoplasty: an initial cadaveric study. Goel A, Laheri V. Plate and screw fixation for atlanto-axial subluxation. Jahng TA, Fu TS, Cunningham BW, Dmitriev AE, Kim DH. Endoscopic instrumented posterolateral lumbar fusion with Healos and recombinant human growth/differentiation factor-5. Kim DY, Lee SH, Chung SK, Lee HY. Comparison of multifidus muscle atrophy and trunk extension muscle strength: percutaneous versus open pedicle screw fixation. Rubino F, Deutsch H, Pamoukian V, Zhu JF, King WA, Gagner M.

An Anatomic Approach to Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. St. Louis, MO: Quality Medical Publishing; 2006:16–11–16–17. Yonenobu K, Okada K, Fuji T, Fujiwara K, Yamashita K, Ono K. Causes of neurologic deterioration ­following surgical treatment of cervical myelopathy. Khoo LT, Bresnahan L, Fessler RG. Cervical endoscopic foraminotomy. In: Fessler RG, Sekhar L, eds. Atlas of Neurosurgical Techniques: Spine and Peripheral Nerves. Vol 1. Khoo LT, Fessler RG. Microendoscopic decompressive laminotomy for the treatment of lumbar stenosis.

This is confirmed using the C-arm. After the K-wire is docked against the transverse process, the first muscle dilator is passed using C-arm guidance over the K-wire and the K-wire removed. Then a series of sequentially larger tubular muscle dilators are inserted over each other, followed by the placement of a tubular muscle retractor. The muscle retractor is attached to a flexible arm that is secured to the contralateral side of the operating table, and the dilators are then removed. The center of the tubular retractor should be positioned over the lamina of the level of interest on lateral fluoroscopic images.

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