The incidence of complications in endoscopic anterior thoracolumbar spinal reconstructive surgery. A prospective multicenter study comprising the first 100 consecutive cases.

@article{Mcafee1995TheIO,
  title={The incidence of complications in endoscopic anterior thoracolumbar spinal reconstructive surgery. A prospective multicenter study comprising the first 100 consecutive cases.},
  author={Paul C. Mcafee and James R. Regan and Thomas A Zdeblick and Jay Zuckerman and George D. Picetti and Steven Heim and Winfried Geis and Ira L. Fedder},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1995},
  volume={20 14},
  pages={1624-32}
}
STUDY DESIGN A prospective multicenter study on 100 consecutive surgical procedures. OBJECTIVES A prospective multicenter study was performed to evaluate the early perioperative complications in 100 endoscopic spinal procedures--78 video-assisted thoracic surgical procedures and 22 laparoscopic lumbar instrumentation and fusion procedures. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Endoscopic procedures have been widely applied in general surgery for appendectomy, cholecystectomy, liver resection, Nissen… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 82 extracted citations

Complications in thoracoscopic spinal surgery

Surgical Endoscopy • 1999
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 24 references

Arthrodesis by the distraction-compression methods using a stainless steelimplant

G. Bagby
Orthopedics • 1995

Atlas of Endoscopic Spine Surgery

JJ Regan, PC McAfee, MJ. Mack
St. Louis: Quality Medical Publishing, • 1995

Adas of Thoracoscopic Surgery

MJ Krasna, MJ Mack
St. Louis: Quality Medical Publishing, • 1994

D.Outpatient laparoscopic lumbar diskectomy: Description of technique and review of first twen ty-one cases

TG Obenchain, Cloyd
Surgical Technology International • 1994

Biomechan - ical comparison of posterior lumbar interbody fusion includ ing a new threaded titanium cage

DJ Brodke, T Zdebiick, D Kunz, R McCabe
1993

Surgical Laparoscopy Update

KA Zucker, ed
St. Louis: Quality MedicalPublishing, • 1993

Thoracic disk hemiation. Re-evaluation of the posterior approach using a modified costotransversectomy

JM Simpson, CP Silveri, FA Simeone, RA Balderson, HS. An
Spine • 1993

An analysis of 12,397 laparoscopic cholecysteaomies

TR Scott, SM Graham, JL Flowers, RW Bailey, KA. Zucker
Surgical Laparoscopy and Endoscopy • 1992

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…