Minimally invasive stabilization explained by Mark Flood, D.O.
Learn from orthopedic spine surgeon, Mark Flood, D.O., how a minimally invasive stabilization procedure is performed
Minimally invasive stabilization (MIS) at Laser Spine Institute is performed in an outpatient environment for patients who are in search of a minimally invasive approach to spine fusion.
When compared to open fusion procedures, the advantages of minimally invasive stabilization performed at Laser Spine Institute include:
Currently, Laser Spine Institute offers a few types of minimally invasive stabilization surgical procedures to treat problematic discs that other types of endoscopic spine surgery do not treat.
Minimally invasive stabilization commonly treated conditions:
Less than 3 percent of patients that seek endoscopic spine procedures at Laser Spine Institute are recommended for a minimally invasive stabilization procedure. General anesthesia is used for minimally invasive stabilization surgery at Laser Spine Institute, but the recovery time following surgery is fairly quick, resulting in the patient being able to leave the facility within a few hours postoperatively. The minimally invasive stabilization technique used on a patient will depend on the specific character of the patient's problem.
Minimally invasive stabilization options available at Laser Spine Institute:
After your postoperative care and assessment, you can expect a quicker recovery and return to normal activities after your minimally invasive stabilization procedure at Laser Spine Institute.
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