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Acta Neurochirurgica

, Volume 158, Issue 3, pp 459–463

First Online: 18 January 2016Received: 22 July 2015Accepted: 14 December 2015

Abstract

BackgroundPrevalent endoscopic spine surgeries have shown limitations especially in spinal stenosis Ahn in Neurosurgery 752:124–133, 2014.
Biportal endoscopic surgery is introduced to manage central and foraminal stenosis with its wide range of access angle and clear view.

MethodsThe authors provide an introduction of this technique followed by a description of the surgical anatomy with discussion on its indications and advantages.
In particular, tricks to avoid complications are also presented.

ConclusionsEffective circumferential and focal decompression were achieved in most cases without damage to the spinal structural integrity with preservation of muscular and ligamentous attachments.
The biportal endoscopic spinal surgery BESS may be safely used as an alternative minimally invasive procedure for lumbar spinal stenosis Figs. 1 and 2.

KeywordsBiportal Endoscopic spinal surgery Spinal stenosis Degenerative spine Presentation at a conference: IMAST 2015 22nd International Meeting on Advanced Spine Technique

Electronic supplementary materialThe online version of this article doi:10.1007-s00701-015-2670-7 contains supplementary material, which is available to authorized users.

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Author: Chang Myong Choi - Je Tea Chung - Sang Jin Lee - Dae Jung Choi

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