Percutaneous refers to a minimally invasive method of surgery in which a needle is inserted through the skin or a small incision is made.
Percutaneous at Institute of Spinal Disorders
This type of surgical procedure may be beneficial for patients who otherwise would undergo traditional back surgery. Similar to other minimally invasive procedures, percutaneous surgical procedure achieves its main surgical goal but with relatively minor disruption of muscle and surrounding tissue when placing instrumentation.
Common types of Percutaneous procedures for the spine include:
- Screw Placement
A percutaneous procedure can be an important treatment component to take back your back. If you are experiencing pain and would like to know if a percutaneous procedure is right for you, please call our office today.