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Are lasers used in spine surgery?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes. There are

Several indications for there use such as in certain disc surgeries or with treating certain tumors as well as in other limited indications.

In brief: Yes. There are

Several indications for there use such as in certain disc surgeries or with treating certain tumors as well as in other limited indications.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Vikas Patel
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Lasers are certainly used in spine surgery but are rarely really needed or beneficial over standard minimally invasive techniques.
Their main benefit is in tumor/cancer surgeries. In most other cases they have not been shown to have any benefit at all over other minimally invasive spine surgery methods.

In brief: Yes

Lasers are certainly used in spine surgery but are rarely really needed or beneficial over standard minimally invasive techniques.
Their main benefit is in tumor/cancer surgeries. In most other cases they have not been shown to have any benefit at all over other minimally invasive spine surgery methods.
Dr. Vikas Patel
Dr. Vikas Patel
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes, lasers can be used in spinal surgery.
Thank you for your question.

In brief: Yes

Yes, lasers can be used in spinal surgery.
Thank you for your question.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
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