Minimally Invasive Posterior Fusion Spine Surgery
First, the surgeon makes two small incisions on the back. Retractors are used to gently spread the muscles to access the spine. The lamina is removed. The surgeon inspects the nerve roots.
Next, the surgeon removes the disc from the spine. A bone graft and structural support cage are placed, followed by rod and screw insertion. The retractors are removed, and the incisions are closed.
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