Minimally invasive treatment of thoracic disc herniations.
In the past, treatment of thoracic disc herniations has not been seen as a minimally invasive procedure. This article evaluates the progression of minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of thoracic disc herniations. Discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of the approaches is noted so that surgeons may consider them while incorporating these techniques in their practice.
Medical Subject Headings
Hernia; Herniorrhaphy; Humans; Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures; Postoperative Complications; Thoracic Vertebrae; Thoracoscopy; Treatment Outcome
Neurosurgery clinics of North America
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Snyder, Laura A; Smith, Zachary A; Dahdaleh, Nader S; and Fessler, Richard G, "Minimally invasive treatment of thoracic disc herniations." (2014). Neurosurgery Articles. 732.