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January 2018| Vol 6| Issue 3

Guest Editorial

The role of endoscopic surgery in the treatment of painful conditions of an aging spine: State of the art

The transforaminal approach has served to advance endoscopic spine procedures. The translaminar technique is not new as it was initiated by Jean Destandau in Bordeaux, France. For experienced endosc...


Stable, developmental; LUMBAR canal stenosis: Rethink needed

Introduction The author is proposing a new way of looking at clinical analysis, imaging, anatomy, pathology, and a surgeon's approach to cover the likely causative pathology duri...

Review Article

LUMBAR facet denervation for degenerative symptomatic functional spinal unit: Overview

Symptomatic lumbar facets manifest as low back pain located paraspinally of varying intensity. The pain may increase with extension and rotation and can be well localized or diffuse and associated w...

Review Article


Transforaminal endoscopic lumbar spine surgery has evolved leaps and bounds in the last 10 years, and as such, it is now not limited to simple contained herniation. It can now be successfully done f...

Review Article

Percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic discectomy and drainage for spondylodiscitis: A technical note and review of literature

Spondylodiscitis is on rise due to increasing elderly population and immunocompromised people and now gets early detected due to early imaging. Percutaneous Transforaminal Endoscopic Discectomy and ...

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Journal of Orthopaedics and Allied Sciences, a publication of Medical and Surgical Update Society, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Semiannual print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.joas.in.

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