Minimally invasive surgery

What is Minimally invasive surgery?

Operative procedure performed in a manner derived to result in the smallest possible incision or no incision at all; includes laparoscopic, laparoscopically assisted, thoracoscopic, and endoscopic surgical procedures.

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I am suffering from back ach since 10 years.last 2 years radiating to right leg.can not walk small distance. sitting more pain. hot pack at back...

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Surgery may help.

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I have noted your symptoms, MRI reports and the treatment...

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Do tens units and ems and ultrasound help after tibi fibula fracture withvrodcand screws?
Is minimally invasive total knee replacement better than...

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Minimally invasive surgery is better.

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TENS and EMS and ultrasound do help in...

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Iam considering having lumbar fusion for l4, l5 levels. I have met three surgeons. One is doing minimally inavisve the other two open surgery. I...

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A minimally invasive surgery is definitely better than an open surgery both in terms of patient inconvenience...

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