UVA recently joined a small group of hospitals nationwide that have successfully adapted the Melody valve — a stented bovine jugular vein graft used in adults — for use in tiny patients. The patient who received the Melody valve at UVA was the smallest yet at just 3.1 kilograms.▸ Read More
Case Studies 2/8/2019
Case Studies 2/8/2019Case Study: Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
In contrast to traditional open TLIF, minimally invasive TLIF achieves effective results with less soft tissue damage, decreased blood loss, reduced postoperative pain and short hospital stay.