Spine Surgery has Come a Long Way
Minimally-invasive techniques make spine surgery more safe, successful and satisfying than its ever been.
Dr. Donald Corenman was recently featured in the Vail Daily reporting on the success rates of spine surgery compared to years past. According to the article, “Time, knowledge and techniques have changed dramatically since the old days. The current success rate for spine surgery should be up to 95 percent. There is a phenomenally greater understanding of spinal pathology and surgical indications. The technical ability of surgeons has improved dramatically and the professional tools of the trade are significantly better. The ability to diagnose disorders has been enhanced since the advent of the MRI and higher-powered CT scanners.”
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