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David E Shapiro: Method and instruments for performing arthroscopic spinal surgery. Shapiro Partners, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, August 8, 1995: US05439464 (428 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for performing an arthroscopic spinal laminectomy or similar surgical procedure includes a plurality of cannulas which are individually inserted, in a predetermined sequence, into predetermined areas of a patient's spinal column. The first inserted cannula has a tissue manipul ...


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Instruments for performing arthroscopic spinal surgery.. Smith & Nephew Richards, September 14, 1994: EP0614647-A2 (12 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for performing an arthroscopic spinal laminectomy or similar surgical procedure includes a plurality of cannulas which are individually inserted, in a predetermined sequence, into predetermined areas of a patient's spinal column. The first inserted cannula (78) has a tissue ma ...