What is percutaneous spinal fusion?
Endoscopic spine fusion is recently used. It is conducted under local anesthesia and controlled sedation. Patient gets up the same day, walking in 1 hour, leaving hospital the other day and losing hardly any blood.
What is the hospitalization time of percutaneous spine fusion or endoscopic spinal fusion?
On average one to two days.
When does a patient who has undergone an endoscopic spinal fusion in job return?
In this case times are by ¼ in comparison with the open-conventional spinal fusion reduced and patient returns namely after fifteen (15) days, depending of course on the work [for heavy physical work in month and a half (1.5 months)].
In how much centers is endoscopic spinal fusion performed?
In only 3 centers. In America, Austria and in Interbalkan Medical Center of Thessaloniki by Dr. Kapetanakis.