Articles

We have a list of publications by various authors on minimally invasive spine surgery:

  • Anderson GBJ, Brown MD, Dvorak J, Herzog RJ, Kambin P, Malter A, McCullough JA, Saal JA, Spratt KF, Weinstein JN: Consensus summary on the diagnosis and treatment of lumbar disc herniation. Spine vol 21, no 24S, 75S-78S, Dec 15, 1996.
  • Birkenmaier C., Komp M., Leu H., Wegener B., Ruetten S.: The current state of endoscopic disc surgery: review of controlled studies comparing full-endoscopic procedures for disc herniations to standard procedures. Pain Physician 2013; 16:335-344, ISSN 1533-3159
  • Casey KF, Chang MK, O'Brien ED, Yuan HA, McCullough GM, Schaffer J, Kambin P: Arthroscopic microdiscectomy: comparison of preoperative and postoperative imaging studies. The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery vol 13, no 4, August 1997.
  • Casey KF, Kambin P, Chang M: Arthroscopic microdiscectomy. Neurosurg Oper Atlas vol 1-VIII AANS Publications Committee, Rengachary SS, Wilkins RH (eds) AANS: 209-216, 1999.
  • Dullerud R, Graver V, Haakonsen M, Haalaud AK, Loeb M, Magnaes B: Influence of fibrinolytic factors on scar formation after lumbar discectomy. A magnetic resonance imaging follow-up study with clinical correlation performed 7 years after surgery. Spine 23:1464-1469, 1998.
  • Erlich MG, Fu FH, Kostuik JP, Manske PR, Sim FH (assoc eds) Advances in Operative Orthop vol 3, St. Louis, Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 1995.
  • Foley KT, Smith MM: Microendoscopic discectomy. Techniques in Neurosurgery 3(4): 301-307, 1997.
  • Fontanella A: Endoscopic microsurgery in herniated cervical discs. Neurological Research 21:31-38, 1999. Click here to view. Email Dr. Fontanella for reprints: andreafontanella@miaposta.it.
  • Fontanella A: La microchirurgie endoscopique pour le traitement de la hernie discale cervicale. Rachis Revue de Pathologie Vertebrale. Edimedica 8(6):364, 1996. Click here to view. Email Dr. Fontanella for reprints: andreafontanella@miaposta.it.
  • Fontanella A: La microchirurgie endoscopique pour le traitement de la pathologie du rachis cervical. Rachis 14(6):365-368, 2002. Click here to view. Email Dr. Fontanella for reprints: andreafontanella@miaposta.it.
  • Haaland AK, Graver V, Ljunggren AE, Loeb M, Lie H, Magnaes B, Godal HC: Fibrinolytic activity as a predicator of the outcome of prolapsed intervertebral disc surgery with reference to background variables. Results of a prospective cohort study. Spine 17:1022-1027, 1992.
  • Hadjipavlou AG, Kambin P, Lander PH, Cow WN, Simmons JW. Imaging guided minimally invasive surgery for low back pain, sciatica and spinal infection. J. International Rad 14: 1-22, 1999.
  • Hermantin F, Quartararo L, Peters T, Kambin P: A prospective, randomized study comparing the results of open discectomy versus video-assisted microdiscectomy. J Bone & Joint Surg vol 81-A, No. 7, 958-965, July 1999.
  • Hoyland JA, Freeman AJ, Jayson ML: Intravertebral foramen venous obstruction. A cause of periradicular pain fibrosis. Spine 14:558-568, 1989.
  • Kambin P: Chapter 111 (816-825) Arthroscopic and Endoscopic Microdiskectomy via Posterolateral access, Atlas of Neurosurgical Techniques Spine and Peripheral Nerves, Fessler RG and Sekhar L (Editors), Thieme Medical Publishers, NY, NY 2006.
  • Kambin P: Chapter 17 (263-271) History of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Emerging Spine Surgery Technologies Evidence and Framework for Evaluating New Technology, Edited by Corbin TP, Connolly PJ, Yuan HA, Bao QB, and Boden SK, Quality Medical Publishing, Inc., St. Louis, MO, 2006.
  • Kambin P: Arthroscopic and Endoscopic Spinal Surgery Text and Atlas (2nd Edition). Humana Press, 2005.
  • Kambin P: Arthroscopic foraminal surgical procedures performed through a working channel scope. Patent application June 21, 1995.
  • Kambin P: Arthroscopic lumbar interbody fusion. Spine Care White AH, Schofferman JA (eds) 2: 1055-1066, St. Louis, Mosby, 1995.
  • Kambin P: Arthroscopic microdiscectomy. Arthroscopy 8: 287-295, 1992.
  • Kambin P: Arthroscopic microdiscectomy, Chapter 19 (ed) Mayer HM, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidlberg, NY:187-199, 2000.
  • Kambin P: Arthroscopic microdiscectomy. Frymoyer JW, Ducker T, Hadler N et al (eds) The Adult Spine Principles and Practice Edition 2(2): 2023-2036, New York, Raven Press, 1996.
  • Kambin P: Arthroscopic microdiscectomy and lumbar intervertebral fusion. The Adult Spine: Principles and Practice (eds) Frymoyer J W, Ducker T, Hadler N et al 2: 2037-2047, New York, Raven Press, l996.
  • Kambin P: Arthroscopic microdiscectomy: Lumbar and thoracic. White A, Schofferman JA, Spine Care vol. 2, 1002-1016, Mosby St. Louis, 1995.
  • Kambin P: Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy Minimal Intervention In Spinal Surgery. Text, P Kambin (ed) Urban & Schwarzenberg Baltimore, MD 67-100, 1991.
  • Kambin P: Arthroscopic techniques for spine surgery. (eds) McGinty JB, Casperi RB, Jackson RW, Poehling GG. Operative Arthroscopy:1215-1225, Lippincott-Raven Publishers, Phila., 1996.
  • Kambin P: Diagnostic and therapeutic spinal arthroscopy. Neurosurgery clinics of North America vol 7, no 1, 1996.
  • Kambin P: Endoscopic laser discectomy. FDA, IDE G890238-S1, Jan 1990.
  • Kambin P: Laser assisted arthroscopic microdiskectomy. Orthop and Sports Medicine News, May 1991.
  • Kambin P: Minimally invasive arthroscopic treatment of painful disorders of the lumbar spine: arthroscopic lumbar disk surgery. Section 1, Chapter 10, AAOS Low back pain a scientific and clinical overview (eds) Weinstein JN, Gordon SL, 1997.
  • Kambin P: Percutaneous lumbar discectomy: current practice. Surgical Rounds Orthop 31-35, Dec. 1988.
  • Kambin P: Percutaneous lumbar discectomy-indication, technique and results. Springer-Verlag Co. (eds) Mayer M, Brock M, 87-93, 1989.
  • Kambin P: Posterolateral lumbar interbody fusion. Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy, Minimal Intervention In Spinal Surgery. (ed) P. Kambin. Urban and Schwarzenberg, Baltimore, Maryland: 117-121, 1991.
  • Kambin P: The role of minimally invasive surgery in spinal disorders. Advances in Oper Orthop Mosby 3:l47-171, 1995.
  • Kambin P: The role of minimally invasive surgery in spinal disorders. Stauffer RN (ed).
  • Kambin P: Unilateral biportal percutaneous surgical procedures and instrumentation. U.S. Patent 5,395,317, Oct. 1991.
  • Kambin P, Abda S: Intradiskal pressure and volume recording: evaluation of normal and abnormal cervical disks. CORR vol 146: 144-147, Jan/Feb 1980.
  • Kambin P, Brager M: Percutaneous posterolateral discectomy: anatomy and mechanism. Clin Orthop 223: 145-154, 1987.
  • Kambin P, Casey K, O=Brien E et al: Transforaminal arthroscopic decompression of lateral recess stenosis. J. Neurosur 84: 462-467, 1996.
  • Kambin P, Chang MK: Anterior column support for failed fusion, Section VII, Chapter 43 (eds) Margulies JY, Aebi M, Farcy JPC Revision spine surgery Mosby, Inc. St. Louis, MO:589-600, 1999.
  • Kambin P, Cohen LF: Arthroscopic microdiscectomy versus nucleotomy techniques. Clinics in Sports Medicine vol 12, no 3, July 1993.
  • Kambin P, Cohen L, Brooks ML, Schaffer JL: Development of degenerative spondylosis of the lumbar spine after partial discectomy: Comparison of laminatomy, discectomy and posterolateral discectomy. Spine 20:599-607, 1995.
  • Kambin P, Gellman H: Percutaneous lateral discectomy of the lumbar spine: a preliminary report. Clin. Orthop 174:127-132, 1983.
  • Kambin P, Gennarelli T, Hermantin F: Minimally invasive techniques in spinal surgery: current practice. Neurosurg Focus 4 (2):1-10, Article 8, 1998.
  • Kambin P, MacMillan J, Schaffer JL: Routes of communication of lumbar intervertebral discs with surrounding neural structures. Spine vol 16, no 2: 167-171, 1991.
  • Kambin P, McCullen G, Park W et al: Minimally invasive arthroscopic spinal surgery. Instruct Course Lect 46:143-161, 1997.
  • Kambin P, Nixon J, Chait A, et al: Annular protrusion: pathophysiology and roentgenographic appearance. Spine l3: 671-675, 1988.
  • Kambin P, O'Brien E, Zhou L: Arthroscopic microdiscectomy and selective fragmentectomy. Clin Orthop 347:150-167, 1998.
  • Kambin P, Sampson S: Laminectomy versus percutaneous lateral discectomy - a comparative study. JBJS Orthopaedic Transactions vol 8, no 3: 408, Fall l984.
  • Kambin P, Zhou L: History and current status of percutaneous arthroscopic disc surgery. Spine vol. 21, no. 24, 1996.
  • Lee SH, Kang BU, Ahn Y, Choi G, Choi YG, Ahn KU, Shin SW, Kang HY: Operative Failure of Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy: A Radiologic Analysis of 55 Cases. Spine vol 31, no 10, ppE285–E290, 2006.
  • Lee SH, Lee SJ, Park KH, Lee IM, Sung KH, Kim JS, Yoon SY: Comparison of percutaneous manual and endoscopic laser diskectomy with chemonucleolysis and automated nucleotomy. Orthopäde, 25(1):49-55, February, 1996.
  • Leu Hj., Schreiber A., Torriani R.: Aspects biomécaniques et techniques de la nucléotomie percutanée. G.E.A.P.D.I., Volume Symposium International, Bruxelles, 17/18 Mars 1989. Rev.Chir.Orthop. 75(1989)350-351
  • Leu Hj., Schreiber A.: Percutaneous Lumbar Restabilization In: Kambin P. (Hrsg.) Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy, Urban & Schwarzenberg, Baltimore München 1990, S.123-125
  • Leu Hj., Schreiber A.: Percutaneous Lumbar Restabilization In: Kambin P. (Hrsg.) Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy, Urban & Schwarzenberg, Baltimore München 1990, S.123-125
  • Leu HJ, Schreiber A. Percutaneous fusion of the lumbar spine: a promising technique. Spine. State Arts Rev 6: 593-604, 1992
  • Leu Hj., Hauser R.: Die perkutan posterolaterale Foraminoskopie : Prinzip, Technik und Erfahrungen seit 1991. Arthroskopie 9(1996)26-31
  • Leu Hj.F., Hauser R.K., Schreiber A.: Lumbar percutaneous Endoscopic Interbody Fusion. Clin.Orthop, 337/4(1997)58-63
  • Marcolongo MS, Kambin P, Lowman A, Karduna A. Experience with minimally invasive nuclear replacement. Fourteenth International Symposium on Arthroscopic and Endoscopic Spinal Surgery. Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 5-6, 2000.
  • Mathews HH, Evans MT, Molligan HJ, Long BH: Laparoscopic diskectomy with anterior lumbar interbody fusion: a preliminary review. Spine 20:1797-1802, 1995.
  • Mathews HH, Kyles MK, Lang BH, Fiore SM, Gordon CL: Spinal endoscopy: Indications, approaches and applications. Orthop Trans 19:219, 1995.
  • Mirkovik SR, Schwartz DG: Anatomic considerations in posterolateral procedures. Spine vol. 20,1965-1971, 1995.
  • Obenchain T G: Laparoscopic lumbar diskectomy. A case report. J Laparoendosc Surg 1:145-149, 1991.
  • Obenchain TG, Cloyd D, Slavin M: Outpatient laparoscopic lumbar discectomy. Description of technique and review of first twenty-one cases. Surg Tech Int 2:415-418, 1993.
  • Onik GM, Kambin P, Chang MK: Controversy minimally invasive disc surgery nucleotomy versus fragmentectomy. Spine vol 22, no 7, April 1, 1997.
  • Park WW: The significance of venous return impairment in ischemic radiculopathy and myelopathy. Orthop Clin North America 22:213-221, 1991.
  • Park WW: Clinical anatomy of the lower lumbar spine. Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy: Minimal intervention in Spinal Surgery. Urban & Schwarzenberg, Baltimore, Maryland (ed) P Kambin 11-29, 1991.
  • Parke WW, Whalen JL, VanDemark RE, Kambin P: The infra-aortic arteries of the spine: their variability and clinical significance. Spine vol 19, no. l: 1-5, 1994.
  • Regan JJ : Technique and approach for laparoscopic discectomy and fusion. Atlas of Endo Spine Surg Quality Med Publishing Inc. 130-135, 1995.
  • Regan JJ, Mack MJ, Picetti GDI: A technical report on video-assisted thoracoscopy in thoracic spinal surgery: preliminary description. Spine 20: 831-837, 1995.
  • Regan JJ, Yuan H, McCullenG: Thoroscopic and endoscopic access to the spine. Instructional Course Lectures. AAOS 46: 127-141, 1997.
  • Ross JS, Robertson JT, Frederickson RC, Petric JL, Obuchowski N, Modic MT, deTribolet N: Association between peridural scar and recurrent radicular pain after lumbar discectomy: magnetic resonance evaluation. ADCON-L European study Group Neurosurg 38:855-863, 1996.
  • Rothman R, Simeone F (eds), Herkowitz, HN, Garfin SR, Balderston RA, Eismont FJ, Bell GR, Wiesel SM (assoc eds) The Spine, Fourth Edition, WB Saunders Co: 725-737, Philadelphia,

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