After a large PTED study in The Netherlands, the Dutch National Health Care Institute proved that a PTED operation for the treatment of a low back herniation is at least as good as common techniques, but it is less stressful for the patient and much cheaper. That is why the Zorginstituut advises the Minister of Medical Care and Sports to reimburse PTED from the health insurance from December 1st 2020. All of the OP’s were performed with the MaxMoreSpine endoscopic system.
The study will be published in the upcoming months. Read the full article in Dutch here