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Year : 2004  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 116--117

Double-hook retractor for microlumbar discectomy and foraminotomy

Department of Neurosurgery, Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, P.B No. 3209 Avanashi Road, Coimbatore - 641014, India

Correspondence Address:
J K Parthiban
Flat No.9, TF –7, 4th Block, Orchid Parsn Sesh Nestle Campus, Nanjundapuram Road, Coimbatore - 641036
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Aiming to achieve better results in microlumbar discectomy and foraminotomy, a double-hook retractor has been designed to retract lumbar paraspinal muscles away from the spinous process. A double-hook retractor obviates the limitations of single-hook systems.


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