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Gangnam Severance Hospital Orthopedic Spine Surgery performs surgeries for patients with spinal deformities, fractures, and general spinal diseases.
The division firstly introduced endoscopic surgery for idiopathic scoliosis with just a small scar.
The division is influential as well as the most authoritative in Korea. Also it has the most experiences in its field. Moreover, it cooperates with respiratory rehabilitation team in Department of Rehabilitation, to prevent respiratory complications that may occur after surgery for patients withmuscle disease related scoliosis.Additionally, it leads the field of endoscopic disc surgery and disc arthroplasty surgery.
Preventive treatment of osteoporosis and spinal balloon angioplasty for fracture are performed to elderly. If patients have continuous pain, it performssurgery with local anesthesia that is completed in a day.