With the growing prevalence of minimally invasive surgical (MIS) approaches in the spine, the lateral technique has emerged as an MIS procedure that allows for the treatment of spinal disorders while at the same time minimizing the disruption to surrounding structures. Built upon the existing fundamentals of surgery, the lateral surgical approach allows for clear access to the intervertebral disc while minimizing muscular disruption and trauma to nearby structures (e.g., muscle groups posteriorly or organs and blood vessels anteriorly). This technique can be used to address many degenerative, deformity or other lumbar conditions that may benefit from a minimally invasive approach.
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