In this featured video, the Center for Spine and Orthopedic’s Dr. Michael Janssen talks about the importance of considering minimally-invasive surgery. Another term Dr. Janssen prefers to use when referring to this type of procedure is optimally invasive surgery. He expands on the benefits of such, involving minimal overall impact while still addressing the issues that a patient is facing.
About Dr. Michael Janssen
CSO founder Dr. Michael Janssen was among the first surgeons in the nation to perform total disc replacement (TDR). He participated in initial clinical studies and has been performing TDRs since 2006 when the FDA approved the ProDisc. Since then, Dr. Janssen has performed more than 1,000 complex TDR surgeries and trained more than 150 surgeons worldwide to perform the procedure. In November 2015, Dr. Janssen published an article on the long term results of TDR surgery in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.