World Spine Day 2021


Percutaneous Endoscopic Laser Annuloplasty with Ho:YAG Laser for Discogenic Back Pain

Percutaneous endoscopic laser annuloplasty. The damaged annulus is being removed using a laser

Microscopic Lumbar Discectomy for Paramedian Disc Herniation with CO2 Laser

Intraoperative video showing microscopic lumbar discectomy using CO2 laser (MP4 47909 kb)

Trans-sacral Epiduroscopic Laser Adhesiolysis with Ho:Yag Laser

A 66-year-old woman was presented with chief complaints of right buttock and leg pain. She also had paresthesia on right thigh and posterior calf area. Symptom has developed 6 months ago. The imaging studies showed L4/5 right paracentral disc protrusion. We have performed L4/5 SELD. Initially mechanical adhesiolysis was performed under endoscopic view. After localizing the lesion, the laser was fired (green light indicates laser aim). After surgery, her symptoms have improved without any complications (MP4 235080 kb)