Patients usually require a one-to two-day hospital stay. Lee took only three weeks of rehabilitation instead of the three or four months that spinal fusion, requires conventional treatment for the condition. ‘The nurses in Saint Johns was so supportive,’said Lee. And she has high praise for Arbor View Rehabilitation and Wellness Centre.
The minimally invasive procedure requires an incision of only about two inches, and results in a minimal loss of blood. .. Dr. Bae performed a minimally disruptive procedure called iLif , the temporary opening of space between the spinous processes and careful removal of small sections of the relieve pressure relieve pressure on the spinal cord and the nerves includes. Then he laid a precision-machined allograft bone between the spinous processes to open up the areas that were pressing on the spinal cord and fuse the bones.About Item:.the manuscript will be published online ahead of print on Wednesday, October 2007. His full Originally Posted is as follows:.