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SYMPOSIUM - MINIMALLY INVASIVE SPINE SURGERY
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 4-10

Fundamentals of minimally invasive spine surgery


Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center, New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, USA

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Roger Härtl
Dr. Roger Härtl, Department of Neurological Surgery, New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, 525 E 68th Street, New York 10021, New York.
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/isj.isj_31_19

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Minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) is a set of techniques and procedures that aims to minimize local tissue damage while achieving the same goals of traditional open surgery. In this article, we will provide a brief synopsis of the current state of MISS including its advantages over open surgery and its limitations. We will also describe basic techniques and essential tools needed to perform MISS effectively. As such, we have identified six interrelated fundamental principles to achieve success in MISS. They are the six Ts: Target, Technology, Technique, Training/Teaching, Testing, and Talent.


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