Micro-Endoscopic Tubular Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery - Overview

  • Raut S Study performed at Mumbai Institute of Spine Surgery, Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai
  • Asati S Study performed at Mumbai Institute of Spine Surgery, Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai
  • Patel A Study performed at Mumbai Institute of Spine Surgery, Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai
  • Ruparel S Study performed at Mumbai Institute of Spine Surgery, Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai
  • Kundnani V Study performed at Mumbai Institute of Spine Surgery, Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai
  • Chaddha R Study performed at Mumbai Institute of Spine Surgery, Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai
Keywords: Spine, Micro-Endoscopic, Minimal Invasive

Abstract

Damage to paraspinal muscles as by caused by conventional open posterior lumbar spinal surgery can lead to inferior clinical and functional results. Minimally invasive approach to lumbar spine by microscopic, endoscopic or micro-endoscopic techniques using specialised instruments via neuro-vascular planes using muscle splitting approach to accesses the pathological site can reduce or minimise these complications. MIS techniques have demonstrated less blood loss, less postoperative pain, decreased need of analgesics post operatively, faster rehabilitation, shorter hospital stays and lower infection rates as compared to open techniques. while achieving equally efficacious results.
A thorough knowledge of anatomy of posterior spinal structures and understanding of the instruments used in minimal invasive spine surgery is of paramount importance. This article focusses on the anatomy, history, basics, instrumentation and indications used in minimally invasive lumbar spine surgeries.

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Published
2020-12-31
How to Cite
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Raut S, Asati S, Patel A, Ruparel S, Kundnani V, Chaddha R. Micro-Endoscopic Tubular Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery - Overview. ojmpc [Internet]. 2020Dec.31 [cited 2021Mar.9];27(1):4-. Available from: https://ojmpc.com/index.php/ojmpc/article/view/129
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