Percutaneous Spinal Endoscopy and Discectomy: State of the Art
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Minimally invasive techniques in spine surgery have progressed rapidly, giving the surgeon endoscopic tools that improve his ability to diagnose and treat discogenic pain. This paper reviews the author's experience with endoscopic spine surgery for disc herniations and for conditions previously addressed only with more invasive methods or conditions that give the patient no other surgical alternatives.