Minimal Access Spinal Surgery
Initially, the surgery was performed through an open surgery that had various risks involving it. As the medical science, the surgery now has advanced to minimal Access Spinal Surgery (MASS). It’s recovery is much faster than an open surgery and have lesser complications. It is conducted in case if herniated lumbar discs. It is also referred as Microdiscectomy surgery as it is performed by making a two inch incision and inserting a micro camera and micro instruments.
Benefits of Minimal Access Spinal Surgery
The benefits of Minimal Access Spinal Surgery involve less pain, trauma and fast recovery. The pa-tient can return to their normal routine within few days of the surgery.
Why should I opt for Minimal Access Spine Surgery?
The benefits of Minimal Access Spinal Surgery involve less pain, trauma and fast recovery. The patient can return to their normal routine within few days of the surgery.
Spine surgery is very complex surgery and can affect a patient’s mental state. Today, with advanced medical supplies and replacement of open surgeries by minimally invasive, the recovery has become much easier and there are less post-surgery risks. In case of the spine, a minimally invasive surgery reduces the risk of any damage to surrounding muscles or nerves.
With Minimal Invasive Spine surgery a patient can go home on the very same day or after 1-2 days, depending on the condition of the patient. However, regular check-ups and physiotherapy are mandatory to heal properly.
There are two types of spine surgeries suggested by the doctor; MIS Lumbar Diskectomy (conducted in case of a herniated disk in the lower back) and MIS Lumbar Fusion (performed to implant the graft and give the spine proper mobility)
There are some complications associated with a Minimal Access Spine Surgery like, bleeding, pain at the graft site, nerve damage, blood clots or infection.