Anterior odontoid screw AAOS Video

Excellent surgical video of anterior odontoid screw fixation published by the AAOS Indications for an anterior odontoid screw fixation are: 1. Acute Type 2 fracture with favorable​ fracture anatomy 2. Shallow Type 3 fracture with an intact C2 vertebral body 4. Intact Transverse ligament 5. A young​ patient with good bone stock The video is […]

Minimally invasive microdiscectomy – Surgical Video

  This is a surgical video of minimally invasive microdiscectomy. This is a common operation performed for persistent, severe sciatica due to lumbar disc herniation. Open microdiscectomy is the traditional way for performing this surgery, however, in the recent times, a minimally invasive approach has gained popularity. Potential advantages of minimally invasive microdiscectomy are limited […]