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Treatment of contained lumbar disc herniations using radiofrequency assisted micro-tubular decompression and nucleotomy: four year prospective study results
  • S. Hellinger
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Spine Surgery
  • 1 December 2014
Background Patients with radiculopathy caused by contained disc herniations are less likely to have good outcomes following discectomy surgery than patients with disc herniations that are notExpand
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Percutaneous laser disc decompression.
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23rd Anniversary of Percutaneous Laser Disc Decompression (PLDD).
OBJECTIVE In mid-February 1986, Peter Ascher and Daniel Choy performed the first percutaneous laser disc decompression (PLDD) procedure at the Neurosurgical Department, University of Graz, Graz,Expand
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Nonendoscopic Nd-YAG 1064 nm PLDN in the treatment of thoracic discogenic pain syndromes.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of the present study was to discover new minimal invasive treatments of discogenic thoracic pain caused by protrusions or extrusions using the promising method of nonendoscopicExpand
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Regional variations in acceptance, and utilization of minimally invasive spinal surgery techniques among spine surgeons: results of a global survey.
Background Regional differences in acceptance and utilization of MISST by spine surgeons may have an impact on clinical decision-making and the surgical treatment of common degenerative conditions ofExpand
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Surgeon training and clinical implementation of spinal endoscopy in routine practice: results of a global survey.
Background Training of spine surgeons may impact the availability of contemporary minimally invasive spinal surgery (MIS) to patients and drive spine surgeons' clinical decision-making when applyingExpand
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Surgeon motivation, and obstacles to the implementation of minimally invasive spinal surgery techniques.
Background This study aimed to analyze the motivators and obstacles to the implementation of minimally invasive spinal surgery techniques (MISST) by spinal surgeons. Motivators and detractors mayExpand
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The fullendoscopic anterior cervical fusion: a new horizon for selective percutaneous endoscopic cervical decompression.
  • S. Hellinger
  • Medicine
  • Acta neurochirurgica. Supplement
  • 31 December 2006
UNLABELLED As a bridge between open and percutaneous therapy, endoscopy of the cervical spine started to be used at the beginning of the 1990s, following good experiences on the lumbar spine. TheExpand
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Percutaneous Laser Disc Decompression (PLDD): Experience and Results From Multiple Centers and 19,880 Procedures
In mid‐February 1986, Peter Ascher and Daniel Choy performed the first Percutaneous Laser Disc Decompression (PLDD) at the Neurosurgical Department, University of Graz, Graz, Austria. It was plannedExpand
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