What is endoscopic spine surgery? How is the endoscopic surgery performed?
What is Endoscopic Spine Surgery?
Undergoing ESS will improve spine mobility and there is no added risk involved with the treatment.
How is ESS a better surgical intervention as compared to other spine surgery?
- Blood loss is reduced
- Less postoperative pain and discomfort
- Increased recovery time
- Pain is minimized
- Tubular retractors help in reducing the need to cut through the tissues
What are the benefits of ESS?
In all, the procedure only takes one hour to complete and the post-recovery time is also less.
How is endoscopic spine surgery performed?
Depending on the diagnosis you will be given the endoscopic technique to improve your condition. 2 approaches are followed which includes:
Once the treatment approach is used, the tiny camera will be inserted to treat the affected spinal area. The camera helps in taking the real-time pictures which are displayed on the video monitor. This helps the surgeon to have a clear view. This allows the surgeon to perform the surgery.
What makes me a suitable candidate for ESS?
Before the spine surgery is suggested, the patient will be given non-surgical treatment like physical therapy & spinal injection.