Minimally invasive unilateral approach for bilateral decompression of spinal stenosis and modified transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion for degenerative spondylolisthesis.
Journal Article (Journal Article)
This video describes a minimally invasive approach for treatment of symptomatic grade I spondylolisthesis and high-grade spinal stenosis. In this procedure, a unilateral approach for bilateral decompression is utilized in conjunction with a modified transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion and percutaneous pedicle screw fixation. The key steps in the procedure are outlined, and include positioning, fluoroscopic positioning/guidance, exposure with tubular retractor system, technique for ipsilateral and contra-lateral decompression, disc space preparation and interbody grafting, percutaneous pedicle screw and rod placement, and closure. The video can be found here: http://youtu.be/QTymO4Cu4B0.
- Chen, KS; Than, KD; Lamarca, F; Park, P
- July 2013
Volume / Issue
- 35 / 2 Suppl
Start / End Page
- Video - 4
Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
- United States