Thoracoscopic microdiscectomy.

Abstract

The thorascopic approach for the microsurgical removal of herniated thoracic discs is described, and perioperative management is also discussed. The microsurgical techniques used for decompression of the spinal canal in the thoracic spine are presented in detail. The diagnostic imaging, surgical positioning, approach, port placement, localization of the… (More)

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@article{Oskouian2002ThoracoscopicM, title={Thoracoscopic microdiscectomy.}, author={Rod. J. Oskouian and J. Patrick Johnson and John Regan}, journal={Neurosurgery}, year={2002}, volume={50 1}, pages={103-9} }