Minimally invasive removal of a spinal tumour

xray illustration of upper torso with spine highlighted

This is a video of the minimally invasive removal of a spinal tumour called a schwannoma, which was compressing the thoracic part of the spinal cord and causing walking difficulty. The spine was accessed through a minimally invasive surgical portal (an expandable cylinder) and the tumour was removed under the surgical microscope, using microsurgical instruments. … Read more

Keyhole insertion of lumbar pedicle screws

Keyhole insertion of lumbar pedicle screws

This surgical video demonstrates the minimally invasive placement of lumbar pedicle screws, which is part of how a lumbar fusion is performed. This surgery is frequently offered for the treatment of spinal instability causing back and leg pain. Watch the video As you can see, we use specialised and very accurate computer guidance to insert … Read more