By Daniel H. Kim, Gun Choi, Sang-Ho Lee
“A good written, insightfully equipped textual content of a sophisticated surgical
technique that would help any backbone medical professional trying to research or excellent this
endoscopic procedure.”-- --AANS younger Neurosurgeons Newsletter
Endoscopic backbone Procedures combines the huge event of the world over well-known backbone surgical procedure specialists and offers unique insurance of operative ideas for the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine.
This publication starts with an summary of the foundations of percutaneous endoscopic backbone surgical procedure by means of an in depth dialogue of utilized anatomy, surgical techniques and methods, and strength issues for the several backbone areas. every one bankruptcy includes concise, step by step descriptions of the methods stronger through essentially classified illustrations.
- Bullet-point layout permits quick reference sooner than
- High-resolution movies -- one for each method
described within the ebook -- seem on an accompanying DVD
- More than six hundred high quality illustrations arrange readers for
surgery, together with radiographs, full-color endoscopic perspectives, exact drawings,
and 3D surgical perspectives
- Clinical situations exhibit how one can inform the diversities
between backbone degrees and among sickness states
This concise technical advisor is
an crucial source for neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, interventional radiologists, or an individual taken with the care of sufferers with backbone disorders.
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Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corporation, Vernon Hills, Illinois) Fig. 11 Dissector. (Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corporation, Vernon Hills, Illinois) 13 14 I Principles and Essentials of Percutaneous Endoscopic Spine Surgery Instruments Used for Foraminoplasty/ Bone Cutting • Bone trephines/reamers — Fluoroscopic bone trephines (Fig. 5 mm and length 300 mm — Used for undercutting the superior facet or removal of a part of the vertebral body — Used by inserting directly through the working sleeve under fluoroscopic guidance — Less expensive than the motorized instruments — Endoscopic bone trephine — A 3-mm-diameter bone trephine with a length of 420 mm can be used through the endoscope.
Carbonization can be permitted inside the disk, but it is especially important to avoid carbonization around the nerve root. Principles of Laser-Assisted Spinal Endoscopy Fig. 2 The WSH (Karl Storz, Tuttlingen, Germany) working channel cervical endoscope, forceps, and laser. • Lasers should be used inside the disk only under strict endoscopic visualization. • Endoscopic visualization and identification of all important structures should precede the actual use of laser. This provides an unequivocal measure of safety.
Motorized endoscopic drill console • Anesthesia trolley equipped with infusion pump, emergency medications and pulse monitors, O2 saturation, blood pressure, and electrocardiographic monitoring. • Irrigation fluid stand • Adequate storage space for eﬀective organization of surgical utilities • A computer console for easy retrieval of the patient’s data Minimally Invasive Surgery Staﬀ • In addition to obligatory surgical and anesthetic teams (including assistants, fellows, and scrub nurses), minimally invasive endoscopic procedures may require two 3 or more circulating nurses, a neuromonitoring team, and a dedicated x-ray technician.