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Introduction

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Department Of Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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.
 

Why choose Gangnam Severance Spine Hospital?

Department of Orthopedic spine surgery

We have the most experience in the country in VATS, Neuromuscular Scoliosis Surgery and Artificial Disc Surgery, performing hundred procedures on patients annually. We offer surgical options not vailable in other academic centers.

We make sure that you have the best treatment there is. We work as a team. A group of specialists work together to develop the best individualized treatment plan for you.

What is VATS?
-Conventional open techniques to the thoracic spine can be very invasive.
  Vide-assisted thoracoscopic surgery(VATS) is minimally invasive procedure. small incisions are made in the chest cavity to view the chest cavity during the surgery.

  Special instruments such as scopes and a video camera are used to see the operative field during the procedure. 
  This technique can be used in simple biopsy procedures as well as scolosis correction. 

 
 

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