Today’s Discovery: Minimally invasive spine surgery

Posted at 1:43 PM, Oct 16, 2012
and last updated 2013-03-05 10:49:26-05

Advances in surgical techniques and tools have enabled spine surgeons to treat an evolving array of spinal disorders with minimally invasive methods. With minimally invasive spine surgery, what used to require longer hospital stays and recovery times, now lets most patients return to their daily lives in a shorter amount of time.

Discover how neurosurgeons at VCU are utilizing this minimally invasive approach to treat degenerative or herniated discs, spinal tumors and vertebral compression fractures

Click here for more information about neurosurgical services at VCU.

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