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Lesser Trauma, Shorter Hospital Stay & Faster Recovery.

A FEW OF THE MANY BENEFITS OF
MINIMALLY INVASIVE SPINE SURGERY.

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Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS) is more advantageous than the traditional OPEN method of surgery. The person opting for MISS experience lesser pain, faster recovery, shorter hospital stay and less medication.

TRADITIONAL/OPEN METHOD

  • Extensive Muscle Stripping
  • Muscle retraction results in increased postoperative low back pain
  • May impact post-surgery muscle strength
  • Intraoperative Blood Loss
  • Increased need for blood transfusions, resulting in more risk and higher costs
  • Damaged Nerves

MISS

  • Reduce the drawbacks of traditional open fusion techniques
  • Provide smaller skin incisions
  • Prevents damage to Paraspinal Musculature
  • Deliver surgical outcomes

MISS: Clinical Benefits

EFFICACY DESCRIPTION
Fusion Rates Higher or comparable fusion success rates compared to open surgery (TLIF)
Blood Loss Decreases intra-operative blood loss
Hospital Stay Shortens the length of stay
Health Outcomes Shorter recovery time in terms of ambulation Less postoperative pain and physiotherapy
Medication Less prescribed post-operative medication
Operative Time Shorter surgery time compared with open surgery when the learning curve is achieved

ASTER ADVANTAGE

The consultants at Aster CMI are known to have performed the largest number of MISS, with their exclusive training. Aster CMI boasts of the latest technology, experienced specialists and the willingness to provide the best treatment to all its patients. As MISS requires extremely skillful approach, Aster CMI's have the perfect approach, owing to their vast experience with this complicated procedure.

Dr. Umesh Srikantha

Consultant - Neurosurgery, Head of Spine Services

Professional Qualification:

MBBS - Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli, Karnataka

M.Ch (Neurosurgery) - National Institute of Mental Health

and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru, Karnataka

FMISS - Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, South Korea

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