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May 8

Interview with Robert Saftic MD, director of Axis Special Hospital

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Endoscopic spinal surgery procedures significantly decrease cost of treatment and enable quicker return to work. Biggest expert for minimally-invasive spinal surgery procedures in Croatia and south-eastern Europe, Robert Saftic MD spinal neurosurgeon, achieved his education in most prominent clinics of the world. He is a member and speaker on most world congresses of minimally-invasive spinal surgery. […]

Apr 26

Pioneer spinal surgeon operated with the techniques he invented – dr. Anthony Yeung

Pioneer spinal surgeon operated with the techniques he invented – dr. Anthony Yeung

Dr. Anthony Yeung of the DISC (Desert Institute for Spine Care) is a board certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon who specializes in diagnosing and treating the causes of back pain and sciatica from painful degenerative conditions of the lumbar spine, particularly herniated discs, bulging discs with annular tears, and foraminal stenosis. His techniques have proven to […]

Jul 31

You are offered a minimally-invasive spinal surgery? Continue reading before scheduling your surgery

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We will start this article with quoting world renowned spinal surgeon, pioneer of minimally-invasive surgery who shared his techniques and educated hundreds of surgeons worldwide, dr. Martin Knight from The Spinal Foundation (United Kingdom). “Don’t be confused by clinics offering Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS) which by definition has an incision of less than 7.5mm, […]

Jul 26

Spinal Surgery in Croatia – The New Revolution

Spinal Surgery in Croatia – The New Revolution

Axis Special Hospital (formerly Vertebris International Spine and Joint Hospital) is European leader in non-fusion spine technology and artificial disc replacement to treat back pain and neck pain. Located in Zagreb, Croatia, Axis Special Hospital cares for patients regionally, nationally, and internationally. Why? The reason is simple: spine research. There is more spine research conducted at Axis Special Hospital than […]

Jul 13

Ultimate Guide to Spine/Joint MRI, CAT or X-Ray CD Transfer

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In this article we will explain to to easily compress, upload and share your spine/joint diagnostic imaging disc (CD/DVD) containing your MRI/CAT/X-Ray scan with any doctor or hospital in the world. Procedure is easy and simple, just follow our steps. If you encounter a problem or need any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact […]

Jul 9

Instructions Before Spinal Surgery

Dear prospective patients, After reviewing your medical data related to your spine or joint problem and proposing you with a treatment plan, you need to fill in the Questionnaire which will help our anesthesiologist dr. Nikola Perisa to understand your general health condition. Based on your replies in the Questionnaire, we will send you list of […]

Jul 9

Informations, Instructions and Exercises After Endoscopic Spine Surgery

On bellow links you can download post-operative exercises and post-operative instructions advised after endoscopic and laser spine surgery. Post-operative exercises after endoscopic and laser spine surgery (courtesy of dr. Alfen) Post-operative instructions after endoscopic and laser spine surgery (courtesy of dr. Alfen)

Jul 9

Spinal Surgery FAQ

Sep 11

Endoscopic Spine Surgery: 6 Things to Know About the Present and Future

For the past few years, minimally invasive spine surgery has described several different procedures. Professional spine societies are now working to narrow the definition of proven minimally invasive procedures and promoting the education and use of these procedures with appropriately indicated patients. Anthony T. Yeung, MD, an endoscopic spine surgeon with Desert Institute for Spine […]

Sep 11

Percutaneous Endoscopic Spine Surgery (History, Indications and Complications)

Wolfgang Rauschning’s work illustrating the patho-anatomy of degenerative disc disease and degenerative conditions of the lumbar spine serves as a basis for treating pathologic findings with tissue-sparing, minimally invasive spine surgery. (1) Ideally, surgical interventional approaches should preserve normal anatomy and access the patho-anatomy without injuring normal tissue. The dorsal muscle column, if compromised as […]

Sep 11

Laser Spine Surgery for Herniated Disc

When the conservative methods of herniated disc treatment don’t help your pain, you might be ready to try minimally-invasive laser spine surgery, or PLDD. PLDD is the laser-assisted, minimally invasive procedure designed to treat back pain caused by a herniated disc. When a vertebrae-cushioning disc shifts, material from it can interfere with the spinal canal […]

Sep 11

Open Surgery Versus Endoscopic Spine Surgery: Which is Better?

How do they compare? Today, many different types of spine surgery can be performed utilizing minimally invasive techniques, with smaller incisions, fewer risks of complication, decreased recovery time, and minimal scarring. Big Incision vs. Small Incision In open back spine surgery, a five- to six-inch incision may be needed in order to see the affected […]

Sep 11

The Multiple Benefits of Minimally-Invasive Spinal Surgery

Only 10 years ago, if you had spine surgery, you could expect it to take as much as one year before you would be able return to normal activities. Minimally invasive techniques, however, are changing the face of spine surgery. What used to result in a week-long hospital stay, a year’s recovery period and a […]

Sep 11

Basics of Minimally-Invasive Spinal Surgery

Using innovative techniques, cutting-edge technology, and evidence-based medicine, minimally invasive spine surgery (MIS) may be a treatment option for your spinal disorder or chronic back and neck pain. There are several possible benefits of minimally-invasive spine surgery, compared to traditional big-incision open spine surgery. Some of them are: