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Get Ready for 100 Years of Active Spine Life Using Percutaneous Endoscopic Spine Surgery (PESS)
Lumbar spinal stenosis is the most common indication for spinal surgery in patients older than 65 years. After the introduction of Kambin's safety triangle, percutaneous endoscopic spine surgery has started through transforaminal approach for discectomy and is now being extended...
How to Incorporate Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery in Practice?
The primary aim of any spine surgeon is continual development of one’s techniques and thus achieve better clinical and functional patient outcomes. In a world where even the ‘gold standard’ conventional open surgery is looked upon with apprehension, minimally invasive...
Aseptic Spondylodiscitis Resulting from Intradiscal Radiofrequency Ablation (IDRA) in Patients with Herniated Disc Disease: A Report of Ten Cases
Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical presentation, radiological features, management, and outcomes of aseptic spondylodiscitis after Intradiscal radiofrequency ablation (IDRA). Methods: Between 2014 and 2015, ten patients were diagnosed with...
Trans-Sacral Epiduroscopic-Assisted 1,414-nm Nd:YAG Laser Decompression for Lumbar Discal Cyst: A Report of 9 Cases
Prevalence of lumbar discal cyst is very low, it can cause low back pain and radiating leg pain when present. Currently, trans-sacral epiduroscopic-assisted, 1,414-nm Nd:YAG laser decompression (SELD) is commonly used for spinal pathologies. However, the use of the laser for...
Safety and Efficacy of Endoscopic Posterior Cervical Discectomy and Foraminotomy Using Three-Point Plaster Traction Technique
The endoscopic posterior cervical foraminotomy and discectomy have been continuously developed and are considered widely performed minimally invasive procedures while maximally preserving patients’ anatomical structures. In posterior cervical spine surgery, the Mayfield head...
Percutaneous Endoscopic Transforaminal Lumbar Discectomy For Massive Disc Herniation Causing Cauda Equina Syndrome: A Case Report
Traditional open and microscopic approaches for lumbar discectomy in cauda equina syndrome are associated with retraction of thecal sac and nerve root which was already compromised. Our study looks upon a case of cauda equina syndrome due to massive disc herniation which was...
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Minimally invasive Lateral Access Corpectomy for a solitary renal cell carcinoma spinal metastasis: a case report
Received June 21, 2018     Accepted October 29, 2018     Published online October 29, 2018
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21182/jmisst.18.0051   
Large retroperitoneal hematoma and lumbosacral plexopathy following microsurgical decompression via the Wiltse paraspinal approach: A case report
Jin-Sung Kim, Tsz-King Suen, Guang-Xun Lin, Hyun-Jin Jo, Javier Quillo-Olvera
Received February 26, 2018     Accepted October 29, 2018     Published online October 29, 2018
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21182/jmisst.18.0048   
Post Herpetic Neuropathy of Sinuvertebral Nerve: A Case Report
Seungyoun Kang, Nitin Maruti Adsul, Hyeun Sung Kim, Jongmin Sun, Sungchan Chung, Il-Tae Jang
Received September 9, 2018     Accepted October 29, 2018     Published online October 29, 2018
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21182/jmisst.18.0056   
Original article(Clinical)
Novel bioactive glass putty (S53P4) as bone graft expander in minimally invasive lumbosacral interbody fusion
Ilkka Saarenpaa, Jussi Hirvonen, Jaakko Rinne, Janek Paul André Frantzén
Received February 19, 2018     Accepted September 26, 2018     Published online October 28, 2018
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21182/jmisst.18.0047   
Case report
Acute Cauda Equina syndrome after Percutaneous Transforaminal Endoscopic Discectomy
Mohammad Ibrahim Badra, Mohammad Jawad Hussein Rahal, Elie Najem Najjar, Nizar Y. Natout
Received July 14, 2018     Accepted October 28, 2018     Published online October 28, 2018
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21182/jmisst.18.0052   
Technical note
Endoscope-assisted oblique lumbar interbody fusion L5-S1 with posterior fixation with cortical bone trajectory screw plus pedicle screw for treatment of adjacent segment degeneration disease: a technical note
Akaworn Mahatthhanatrakul, Vit Kotheeranurak, Guang-Xun Lin, Ho-Jung Chung, Jin-Sung KIm
Received July 17, 2018     Accepted September 19, 2018     Published online October 10, 2018
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21182/jmisst.18.0054   
Case report
Cervical spinal cord infarction after endovascular embolization of vertebral artery aneurysm: A case report
Seong Son, Chan Jong Yoo, Myung Jin Kim, Dae Han Choi
Received April 18, 2018     Accepted April 18, 2018     Published online May 28, 2018
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21182/jmisst.18.0050   
Review Articles
How to Incorporate Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery in Practice ?
Arvind Gopalrao Kulkarni, Sameer Ruparel
Received March 26, 2018     Accepted April 8, 2018     Published online April 8, 2018
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21182/jmisst.18.0049   
Fundamental Concepts of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS) and purpose to pursue
Michael Mayer, Frizzi Mayer
Received June 8, 2017     Accepted June 8, 2017     Published online June 8, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21182/jmisst.17.0032   
Technical notes
Arvind Gopalrao Kulkarni, Sudhir Gupta, Vishwanath Patil
Received April 28, 2017     Accepted May 31, 2017     Published online May 31, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21182/jmisst.17.0031   
A novel technique to instrument proximal and distal clinical adjacent segment pathology.
Arvind Gopalrao Kulkarni, Shumayou Dutta
Received October 25, 2016     Accepted March 9, 2017     Published online May 26, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21182/jmisst.16.0023   
Case report
Percutaneous Full Endoscopic Ligamentum Flavum Splitting Interlaminar Approach for Removal of Dorsally Migrated Lumbar Disc Herniation: A case report with technical note
Hyeun Sung Kim, Byapak Paudel, Jee Soo Jang, Seong Hoon Oh, Il Tae Jang
Received December 8, 2016     Accepted March 22, 2017     Published online May 26, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21182/jmisst.16.0024   
Original article(Clinical)
Is closed-suction drainage essential after minimally invasive lumbar fusion surgery? : A retrospective review of 381 cases
Arvind Gopalrao Kulkarni, Ravish Shammi Patel
Received February 2, 2017     Accepted May 8, 2017     Published online May 26, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21182/jmisst.17.0026   
Case report
Huge Retroperitoneal Hematoma Following Oblique Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Jong Yang Oh, Ji-Hoon Seong, Jin-Sung Kim, Choon Keun Park
Received February 15, 2017     Accepted May 24, 2017     Published online May 26, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21182/jmisst.17.0028   
Review Article
Minimally Invasive Treatment for Back Pain
jinsung Kim
Received March 31, 2017     Accepted May 24, 2017     Published online May 26, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21182/jmisst.17.0029   
Original article(Clinical)
Spontaneous Spinal Canal Remodeling after Postural Pillow Reduction and Lordotic Posterior Column Compressive Percutaneous Transpedicular Screw fixation in neurologically intact Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures
Hyeun Sung Kim, Byapak Paudel, Ki Joon Kim, Jee -Soo Jang, Jeong-Hoon Choi, Sung Kyun Chung, Jeong Hoon Kim, Il-Tae Jang, Seong-Hoon Oh, Jae Eun Park, Sol Lee
Received April 3, 2017     Accepted May 8, 2017     Published online May 26, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21182/jmisst.17.0030   
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