Transforaminal Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy and Foraminotomy with Modified Radiofrequency Nerve Stimulator and Continuous Electromyography Under General Anesthesia: Technical Note.

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Summary of "Transforaminal Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy and Foraminotomy with Modified Radiofrequency Nerve Stimulator and Continuous Electromyography Under General Anesthesia: Technical Note."

Transforaminal endoscopic lumbar approaches involve working in Kambin's triangle. These procedures are performed on awake patients or under general anesthesia with continuous electromyography (EMG). Potential morbidity of this approach includes injury to the exiting and traversing nerve roots since substantial dissection or cauterization of overlying tissues are required for visualization.


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Name: World neurosurgery
ISSN: 1878-8769


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