The tubular assisted approach as a minimal invasive posterior approach to the cervical spine

Mustafa El-Khatib, Richard Bostelmann, Jan Frederick Cornelius, Hans-Jakob Steiger, Thomas Kinfe & Sven Eicker
Objective: The cervical spine offers different surgical therapy options to treat radicular pain syndromes. Most clinics prefer the anterior discectomy and cervical fusion as the treatment of choice. There are some groups providing the posterior approach for foraminotomy. The classical Fryckholm approach[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]