Biportal Percutaneous Endoscopic Spinal Surgery for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Taewook Kang, Soon Hyuck Lee, Si Young Park
2019 The Journal of the Korean Orthopaedic Association  
Lumbar decompressive surgery is a standard surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis. Many surgical techniques have been introduced, ranging from open surgery to percutaneous procedures. Minimally invasive techniques are preferred because of the less postoperative pain and shorter hospital stay. Uniportal percutaneous endoscopic decompression has technical difficulties due to the narrow field. Biportal percutaneous endoscopic decompression is a satisfactory technique that can compensate for the
more » ... sate for the shortcomings and provide sufficient decompression.
doi:10.4055/jkoa.2019.54.3.219 fatcat:l7mdygthkbdo3mi2kzcqsp5rw4