Comparison between one midline cutaneous incision and two lateral incisions in the lumbar paraspinal approach by Wiltse: a cadaver study

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Wiltse has described in 1968 an intermuscular lumbar approach with two vertical incisions made at 30 mm each on both sides of the midline. Since 1988, Wiltse recommends to practice a single median incision because of aesthetic arguments and because it avoids potential difficulties in case of iterative surgery. In this paper, the goal of authors was to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00276-006-0123-y

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@article{Olivier2006ComparisonBO, title={Comparison between one midline cutaneous incision and two lateral incisions in the lumbar paraspinal approach by Wiltse: a cadaver study}, author={Eric Olivier and Julien Beldame and Mourad Ould Slimane and Thomas Defives and Fabrice Duparc}, journal={Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy}, year={2006}, volume={28}, pages={494-497} }