SENDS criteria from the diversification of MAST procedures : Implementation of preoperative simulation.

[SENDS criteria from the diversification of MAST procedures : Implementation of preoperative simulation]. Radiologe. 2015 Oct 6; Authors: Rieger B Abstract CINICAL ISSUE: Minimal access spinal technologies (MAST) lead to a diversification of surgical procedures, which requires careful selection of the procedure and outcome monitoring. For a rational selection of the procedure simulation, endoscopy, navigation, decompression and stabilization (SENDS) criteria can be derived from the development of the MAST procedures. Preoperative simulation has diagnostic and therapeutic values. The SENDS criteria can be verified indirectly via outcome control. STANDARD TREATMENT: Biomechanically meaningful diagnostic x-rays of the spinal segment to be surgically treated are currently carried out with the patient in inclination and reclination. TREATMENT INNOVATIONS: Software-related preoperative simulation based on these x-ray images facilitates the selection and implementation of the MAST procedure. DIAGNOSTIC WORK-UP: For preoperative simulation motion shots are needed in inclination, neutral position and reclination and the dimensions can be obtained using an x-ray ball or a computed tomography (CT) scan. PERFORMANCE: The SENDS criteria are useful because established procedures based on these criteria reach a comparable outcome. Preoperative simulation appears to be a useful selection criterion. ACHIEVEMENTS: Preoperatively it is necessary to...
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