Transforaminal Percutaneous Endoscopic Discectomy using Transforaminal Endoscopic Spine System technique: Pitfalls that a beginner should avoid
Stylianos Kapetanakis, Grigorios Gkasdaris, Spine Department and Deformities, Interbalkan European Medical Center, Thessaloniki 55535, Greece
Antonios G Angoules, Department of Medical Laboratories, Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Athens 12243, Greece
Panagiotis Givissis, First Orthopaedic Department of “Aristotle University of Thessaloniki”, “Papanikolaou” Hospital, Exohi, Thessaloniki 57010, Greece
Author contributions: All authors equally contributed to this paper with conception and design of the study; all authors approved the final version of the article.
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Correspondence to: Antonios G Angoules, MD, PhD, Department of Medical Laboratories, Technological Educational Institute of Athens, 28 Agiou Spiridonos St, Athens 12243, Greece. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: July 17, 2017
Peer-review started: July 20, 2017
First decision: September 4, 2017
Revised: September 11, 2017
Accepted: October 17, 2017
Article in press: October 17, 2017
Published online: December 18, 2017