Advantages of minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) over open spine surgery
Blood loss is less
Incision is smaller
Hospital stay is shorter
Recovery is quicker
Epidural scarring is less
Pain is lesser
Healing is faster
Mobility is achieved very fast
Scar tissue formation is smaller
Chances of neural injury is less
Blood transfusion is not needed
Denervation of paraspinal muscles is less
Need of painkillers and antibiotics is less
You can return to work at the earliest