Medial Branch Transection

An endoscopic approach to medial branch nerve transection can lead to relief from pain caused by facet joint arthropathy. Combining 4K visualization with minimally invasive techniques allows surgeons to view and treat the spinal pathology while maintaining surgical precision and reducing postoperative complications.1,2

References

1. Lewandrowski KU, Ransom NA, Yeung A. Return to work and recovery time analysis after outpatient endoscopic lumbar transforaminal decompression surgery. J Spine Surg. 2020 Jan;6(Suppl 1):S100-S115. doi:10.21037/jss.2019.10.01

2. Sivakanthan S, Williams JR, Feroze AH, et al. Endoscopic spine surgery in athletes: case series and review of literature. World Neurosurg. 2021;145:702-707. doi:10.1016/j.wneu.2020.08.211​

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An endoscopic approach to medial branch nerve transection can lead to relief from pain caused by facet joint arthropathy. Combining 4K visualization with minimally invasive techniques allows surgeons to view and treat the spinal pathology while maintaining surgical precision and reducing postoperative complications.1,2

References

1. Lewandrowski KU, Ransom NA, Yeung A. Return to work and recovery time analysis after outpatient endoscopic lumbar transforaminal decompression surgery. J Spine Surg. 2020 Jan;6(Suppl 1):S100-S115. doi:10.21037/jss.2019.10.01

2. Sivakanthan S, Williams JR, Feroze AH, et al. Endoscopic spine surgery in athletes: case series and review of literature. World Neurosurg. 2021;145:702-707. doi:10.1016/j.wneu.2020.08.211​

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Medial Branch Nerve Transection With the SynergyID™ System and Spine Endoscopes

Surgical Technique Animations | 03:00 | English | 10/02/2023 | AN1-000524-en-US A

Endoscopic Approach to Medial Branch Nerve Transection

Michael Gallizzi, MD
Surgical Technique Videos | 14:00 | English | 10/03/2023 | VID1-003820-en-US A
SpeedPearls for Endoscopic Medial Branch Transection: Positive Stop
SpeedPearls for Endoscopic Medial Branch Transection: Positive Stop
Michael Gallizzi, MD
Product Demonstrations | 00:41 | English | 12/14/2023 | VID1-004183-en-US B
SpeedPearls for Endoscopic Medial Branch Transection: Coagulation for Bleeding
SpeedPearls for Endoscopic Medial Branch Transection: Coagulation for Bleeding
Michael Gallizzi, MD
Product Demonstrations | 00:46 | English | 11/20/2023 | VID1-004184-en-US A
SpeedPearls for Endoscopic Medial Branch Transection: Nerve Identification
SpeedPearls for Endoscopic Medial Branch Transection: Nerve Identification
Michael Gallizzi, MD
Product Demonstrations | 00:57 | English | 12/05/2023 | VID1-003929-en-US D
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Miscellaneous | 01:55 | English | 02/12/2024 | VID1-004194-en-US C
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Endoscopic Approach to Medial Branch Nerve Transection
Endoscopic Approach to Medial Branch Nerve Transection
Michael Gallizzi, MD
14:00 | English | 10/03/2023 | VID1-003820-en-US A

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Medial Branch Nerve Transection
Medial Branch Nerve Transection
English | 03/01/2024 | LT1-000292-en-US A

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A Patient’s Guide to Medial Branch Nerve Transection
A Patient’s Guide to Medial Branch Nerve Transection
English | 10/11/2023 | pLB1-000447-en-US A

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Medial Branch Nerve Transection: Case Presentation of a 62-Year-Old Patient
Medial Branch Nerve Transection: Case Presentation of a 62-Year-Old Patient
06:37 | English | 02/06/2024 | VID1-004212-en-US A

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English | 11/20/2023 | LB1-000396-en-US C

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English | 02/27/2024 | DOC1-001312-en-US B

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Spine Evolutions Surgeon Faculty Answers to Audience Questions
English | 03/07/2024 | DOC1-001292-en-US A
Join the Endoscopic Spine Evolution
Join the Endoscopic Spine Evolution
01:55 | English | 02/12/2024 | VID1-004194-en-US C
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01:49 | English | 10/12/2023 | VID1-004141-en-US A

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Endoscopic Medial Branch Nerve Transection
Endoscopic Medial Branch Nerve Transection
02:55 | English | 02/22/2024 | pAN1-000559-en-US A

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SpeedPearls for Endoscopic Medial Branch Transection: Positive Stop
SpeedPearls for Endoscopic Medial Branch Transection: Positive Stop
Michael Gallizzi, MD
00:41 | English | 12/14/2023 | VID1-004183-en-US B
SpeedPearls for Endoscopic Medial Branch Transection: Nerve Identification
SpeedPearls for Endoscopic Medial Branch Transection: Nerve Identification
Michael Gallizzi, MD
00:57 | English | 12/05/2023 | VID1-003929-en-US D
SpeedPearls for Endoscopic Medial Branch Transection: Coagulation for Bleeding
SpeedPearls for Endoscopic Medial Branch Transection: Coagulation for Bleeding
Michael Gallizzi, MD
00:46 | English | 11/20/2023 | VID1-004184-en-US A

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Endoscopic Spine Learning Curve
Endoscopic Spine Learning Curve
English | 04/10/2024 | DOC1-001335-en-US B
Endoscopic Spine: Medial Branch Nerve Transection (MBT)
Endoscopic Spine: Medial Branch Nerve Transection (MBT)
English | 04/02/2024 | DOC1-001333-en-US A