Because all that is required is a small incision for our tools, there is no need to cut or tear tissue to access the spine.
West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) September 26, 2013
Recently, Dr. Kaixuan Liu, Chief Surgeon at Atlantic Spine Center spoke about the advancements in spinal medicine that have paved the road for much safer spine surgeries with fewer risks and better results. Endoscopic Spine Surgery is one of the frontrunners in the discussion of open Back surgery vs. minimally invasive spine surgery.
Over the past decade advancements in endoscopic spine surgery combined with better neuromonitoring have led to much a much safer environment with higher rates of success.
Dr. Liu explains, “Because all that is required is a small incision for the surgical tools, there is no need to cut or tear tissue to access the spine.” This also tends to greatly speed up the time the patient needs to heal. “Most patients undergoing an endoscopic procedure will be back to work within a few weeks.”
It is important to understand that not all conditions can be treated through endoscopic spine surgery. There are many factors that play into the decision of choosing a qualified candidate. How far the condition has progressed, the general health of the patient, as well as what condition is affecting them could be factors that may rule a person out of this revolutionary back surgery.
Who is a candidate for minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery? Atlantic Spine Center offers a free online tool that has helped many individuals start on the road to recovery and getting back to the things they truly enjoyed about life. Click here to get started.
About Dr. Liu: Kaixuan Liu, M.D., Ph.D., is a renowned endoscopic spine surgeon and founder of Atlantic Spine Center in west Orange, New Jersey (http://www.atlanticspinecenter.com). Dr. Liu is certified by The American Board of Pain Medicine and The American Board of Anesthesiology, and is a member of The International Society for Advancement of Spine Surgery, The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM), The International Intradiscal Therapy Society (IITS), and The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA). He also serves as an international surgeon for The Spinal Foundations in England.