General Introduction and Principles of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

  • Burak M. OzgurEmail author

“Minimally invasive” seems to be the catchphrase that we hear a lot these days. No matter which type of surgery we are talking about, it is what every patient wants to be told that he or she is a candidate for. Furthermore, nearly all surgeons want to claim that what they do is minimally invasive. For we must consider the alternative: No surgeon will announce that what he or she does is “maximally invasive.”


Spinal Disorder Extensive Soft Tissue Soft Tissue Component Soft Tissue Dissection Degenerative Scoliosis 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Director of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Department of NeurosurgeryCedars-Sinai Medical CenterLos AngelesUSA

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