J Healthc Eng 2021 6;2021:5521916. Epub 2021 Mar 6.
Department of Orthopaedics, Affiliated Hospital of Xuzhou Medical University, Xuzhou, Jiangsu 221000, China.
With the development of minimally invasive spine concepts and the introduction of new minimally invasive instruments, minimally invasive spine technology, represented by foraminoscopy, has flourished, and percutaneous foraminoscopy has become one of the most reliable minimally invasive procedures for the treatment of lumbar disc herniation. Percutaneous foraminoscopy is a safe and effective minimally invasive spinal endoscopic surgical technique. It fully protects the paravertebral muscles and soft tissues as well as the posterior column structure of the spine, provides precise treatment of the target nucleus pulposus tissue, with the advantages of less surgical trauma, fewer postoperative complications, and rapid postoperative recovery, and is widely promoted and used in clinical practice. Read More