Spine surgery

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Clinical challenges in spine surgery


Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors

The surgical resection of intramedullary tumors aims at maximizing the extent of tumor resection while minimizing damage to the spinal cord parenchyma to preserve neurological function.1

MISS – Learning a new technique

MISS – Learning a new technique

The advantages of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeries (MISS) are quite convincing, but learning a new technique may seem like quite a challenge to tackle.

Selecting the right visualization for MISS

Selecting the right visualization for MISS

Microscope, endoscope or exoscope? For practicing MISS the choice of an appropriate visualization method is key.

Explore the ZEISS Spine visualization systems

ZEISS Virtual Experience Showroom

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    Takami, T., Naito, K., Yamagata, T., & Ohata, K. (2015). Surgical management of spinal intramedullary tumors: radical and safe strategy for benign tumors. Neurologia medico-chirurgica, 55(4), 317–327. https://doi.org/10.2176/nmc.ra.2014-0344