Minimally invasive lumbar fusion (MIS-TLIF)

Fast facts on minimally invasive lumbar fusion (MIS-TLIF):

  • Fast facts on minimally invasive lumbar fusion (MIS-TLIF):
  • Surgery is done through 2 small paraspinal incisions, instead of midline incision to protect the midline muscle insertions.
  • Tubular retractors are utilised to perform decompression and introduce cages followed by screw placement.
  • Allows quicker recovery and rehabilitation. Studies also suggest reduced rate of infection and better wound healing.

26 year old male with bilateral leg pain and significant back pain caused by discogenic central stenosis. MRI also confirmed significant facet joint effusion indicating incipient instability. Failed non-operative treatment. He underwent MIS-TLIF and experienced complete resolution of leg symptoms and partial improvement in back pain.

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Dr Saurabh Kapoor

FRCS (Glasgow), MS (Gold Medallist)
Pioneer in Awake Minimally Invasive (Endoscopic) Spine Surgery

Director- Delhi Centre for Advanced Spine Surgery and Suma-Sudhir healthcare
Chief Spine Surgeon and Senior Consultant- Sant Parmanand hospital and Sehgal-Neo hospital
Neurosurgical spine fellowship (London)
Deformity and minimally invasive spine fellowship (Nottingham, UK)
Minimally invasive spine fellowship (Dortmund, Germany)
Ex spine consultant, Queen’s Medical Centre (UK)

Suma-Sudhir healthcare
Delhi Centre for Advanced Spine Surgery

C-610 Saraswati vihar, Pitampura, 110034

For appointment: +91-9667600872,

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Sant Parmanand Hospital

Jamuna Bazaar, Delhi-110053

For appointment: +91-9667600872,

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