Category Archive for: ‘minimally invasive surgery’

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Poised for Rapid Growth

December 4, 2009www.news-medical.net Minimally invasive techniques have become standard for many procedures, from the removal of the gallbladder to angioplasty, but the approach is now only beginning to be available to patients with spinal conditions. The surgical team at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center’s Spine Center aims to bring the benefits of minimally invasive surgery for patients with intractable back …

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