Minimally Invasive Surgical procedure (MIS) Approaches to Thoracolumbar Trauma.

Bull Hosp Jt Dis (2013). 2018 Mar;76(1):71-79

Authors: Kaye I, Passias P

Summary
Minimally invasive surgical (MIS) methods supply promising enhancements within the administration of thoracolumbar trauma. Latest advances in MIS methods and instrumentation for degenerative circumstances have heralded a rising curiosity in using these methods for thoracolumbar trauma. Particularly, surgeons have utilized these methods to assist handle flexion- and extension-distraction accidents, neurologically intact burst fractures, and circumstances of injury management. Minimally invasive surgical methods supply a method to lower blood loss, shorten operative time, scale back an infection threat, and shorten hospital stays. Herein, we overview thoracolumbar minimally invasive surgical procedure with an emphasis on thoracolumbar trauma classification, minimally invasive spinal stabilization, surgical indications, affected person outcomes, technical issues, and potential problems.

PMID: 29537960 [PubMed – in process]

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