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At the UPMC Department of Neurosurgery, our spine specialists use minimally invasive techniques and state-of-the-art technologies to treat a wide range of spine conditions.
Minimally invasive spine surgery uses advanced techniques and technology to treat a patient’s spine condition without disrupting the surrounding soft tissues.
Computer-assisted technology and highly specialized tools and instruments are used to assist the surgeons with visualization and control.
Advantages of minimally invasive spine surgery at UPMC include:
UPMC’s minimally invasive spine surgery specialists are part of a multidisciplinary team that evaluates each patient to help determine the most appropriate treatment.
Surgery is recommended only after more conservative medical approaches have failed to provide results for patients seeking pain relief, increased mobility, and improved quality of life.
UPMC is among the most experienced centers in the country using minimally invasive procedures to treat spine conditions.
Our nationally recognized spine experts provide patients with the latest and most innovative minimally invasive procedures available.
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When Dolores needed surgery to correct a severe curve in her spine, she turned to the experts at UPMC to help her get back to being the active and energetic person she once was.Read more »