Road traffic accidents and sports injuries are the major causes leading to spinal injuries. Most of them can be  treated conservatively only serious trauma to the vertebral column leading to severe symptoms and deficits need surgical treatment.

With the latest advancement in investigations and imaging has made the spinal surgery safer and gives excellent results.

The new spinal fixation materials like titanium have added benefits to the patients requiring spinal surgery.


  • Injury causing fracture in the vertebral column making it unstable.
  • Injury leading to severe motor and sensory deficits like para paresis and quadri paresis.
  • Injuries which can lead to deficits in future.
  • Loss of sphincter control

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Why You Should Consider Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery for Your Back Pain.

Minimally Invasive surgery is a set up, solid option strategy for treatment of several spinal issues. It includes surgical treatment of the spine through little entry points, taking into account insignificant disturbance of the encompassing muscle tissue. The advantages of Minimally Invasive spine surgery incorporate diminished torment, shorter hospital stay and a fast recovery. Mostly these surgeries should be possible through a one inch or less entry point on an outpatient premise. There are various distinctive sorts of Minimally Invasive Surgical techniques accessible. Here are an only a couple to highlight:

Laser Spine Surgery: While not every spinal condition can be treated with a laser, lasers are one of the particular devices that can be utilized amid bits of minimally invasive spine surgery. The laser is an engaged light emission utilized for cutting delicate tissue and is put into the surgical field with a little entry point and uncommon retractors.

Endoscopic Spine Surgery: An endoscope is a slim fiber-optic camcorder (roughly the distance across of a pencil) that is embedded into the body through a little entry point and is utilized to see the interior segments of the body. Surgery is performed by going instruments through the endoscope to evacuate disc material, expel bone goads or repair tissue. Endoscopic Spine Surgery is not utilized for each sort of spine strategy, but rather it is a useful instrument for the specialist to have the capacity to see a part of the spine without opening up the site.

Minimally Invasive Treatment Options:

  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Laser Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Selective Endoscopic Discectomy
  • Co-Flex
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Endoscopic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Lumbar Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive TLIF
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Micro Endoscopic Posterior Cervical Discectomy

Dr. Asif Bashir is the best spine surgeon in Pakistan for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery