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Dr. Roderick Claybrooks on Minimally Invasive Surgery

Dr. Roderick Claybrooks is an orthopedic spine surgeon.

In this 9-minute video, Dr. Claybrooks reviews the advantages of minimally invasive surgery.

Minimally invasive surgery is an advanced technique whereby the surgeon makes fewer and smaller incisions in the patient’s body. A minimally invasive incision might be 20mm (less than one inch) in size.

When the incision is smaller the patient benefits in many ways, including:

  • Less blood loss
  • Shorter hospital stays
  • Quicker recovery time
  • Less anesthesia

In summary, minimally invasive surgery enables patients to recover faster. To learn more, consult your physician.