Endoscopic Spinal Fusion

What is percutaneous spinal fusion?

Endoscopic spine fusion is recently used. It is conducted under local anesthesia and controlled sedation. Patient gets up the same day, walking in 1 hour, leaving hospital the other day and losing hardly any blood.

 

What is the hospitalization time of percutaneous spine fusion or endoscopic spinal fusion?

On average one to two days.

 

When does a patient who has undergone an endoscopic spinal fusion in job return?

In this case times are by ¼ in comparison with the open-conventional spinal fusion reduced and patient returns namely after fifteen (15) days, depending of course on the work [for heavy physical work in month and a half (1.5 months)].

 

In how much centers is endoscopic spinal fusion performed?

In only 3 centers. In America, Austria and in Interbalkan Medical Center of Thessaloniki by Dr. Kapetanakis.

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CONTACT

Dr. Stylianos N. Kapetanakis

Orthopedic and Spine Surgeon MD, FRCS, PhD
Priv. Consultant Spine Surgeon
Ass. Professor at Medical School of Democritus University of Thrace

THESSALONIKI:
Pavlou Mela 16 and Tsimiski
Phone: +0030 2311289109 & +0030 6983455456
Monday - Friday


European Interbalkan Medical Center
Asklipiou 10, 57001 Pilaia
Phone: +0030 2310400464, +0030 2310400463 & +0030 6983455456
Monday - Friday

CHANIA:
Tzanakaki 13 
Phone: +0030 2821055549 & +0030 6983455456
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RETHYMNO:
Tandalidou 2 and Dimitrakaki
Phone: +0030 2831035650 & +0030 6983455456
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HERAKLION:
Machis Kritis 10, Chandax
Phone: +0030 2810528007, +0030 6983455456
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