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Scientific papers, workshops and press releases


Scientific and Clinical papers


Feasibility of Full Percutaneous Segmental Stabilization of the Lumbar Spine with a Combination of an Expandable Interbody Cage and an Interspinous Spacer: Preliminary Results
R. Morgenstern, C. Morgenstern
International Journal of Spinal Surgery, Vol. 12(6); 2018

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New Implants and Techniques in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: True Percutaneous Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (pTLIF) with the Posterolateral Transforaminal Endoscopic Approach
R. Morgenstern, C. Morgenstern
in book: Modern Thoraco-Lumbar Implants for Spinal Fusion, Editors: Delfini R., Landi A., pp. 69-91, ISBN: 978-3-319-60142-7, Springer Verlag; 2017

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Percutaneous Tranforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (pTLIF) with a Posterolateral Approach for the Treatment of Degenerative Disk Disease: Feasibility and Preliminary Results
R. Morgenstern, C. Morgenstern
International Journal of Spinal Surgery, Vol. 9(41); 2015

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Assessment and Selection of the Appropriate Individualized Technique for Endoscopic Lumbar Disc Surgery
R. Morgenstern, C. Morgenstern
in book: Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Lumbar Spine, Editors: Menchetti PPM., pp.107-120, Springer Verlag; 2014

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Endoscopically assisted transforaminal percutaneous lumbar interbody fusion
R. Morgenstern, C. Morgenstern
in book: Endoscopic Spinal Surgery, Editors: Lewandrowski KU, Lee SH, Menno Iprenburg, pp.129-134, ISBN: 9781907816277, JP Medical Publishers; 2013

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Usefulness of an Expandable Interbody Spacer for the Treatment of Foraminal Stenosis in Extremely Collapsed Disks: Preliminary Clinical Experience with the Endoscopic Posterolateral Transforaminal Approach
R. Morgenstern, C. Morgenstern
Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques, 24(8): 485 – 491; 2011

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Shape Memory Hydrogels – A Novel Material for treating Age-related Degenerative Conditions of the Spine
J. Yue, R. Morgenstern, C. Morgenstern, C. Lauryssen
European Musculoskeletal Review, 6(3):184-188; 2011

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Full Endoscopic Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion Approach with Percutaneous Posterior Transpedicular Screw Fixation in a Case of Spondylolisthesis Grade I with L4-5 Central Stenosis
R. Morgenstern
Journal of Critical Spine Cases, 3;115-119; 2010

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Transforaminal Endoscopic Stenosis Surgery – A Comparative Study of Laser and Reamed Foraminoplasty
R. Morgenstern
European Musculoskeletal Review; 4(1); 2009

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The learning curve in transforaminal endoscopic discectomy: experience needed to achieve a 90% success rate
R. Morgenstern, C. Morgenstern, A. T. Yeung
Journal of the Spine Arthroplasty Society; 1(3); 2007

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Chirurgie Endoscopique du Rachis Lombaire par voie postéro-latérale transforaminale
R. Morgenstern, B. Lavignolle
Le Rachis; 3(3); Mai-Juin 2007

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A study on 144 cases after lumbar spine endoscopic surgery. Classical rehabilitation vs. FPZ machines system
R. Morgenstern, C. Morgenstern, A. Abelló, C. Vilella, F. Schifferdecker-Hoch

Original publicado en alemán:

Eine Studie von 144 Fällen nach unterzogener endoskopischer Lendenwirbelsäulenchrirugie. Klassische Rehabilitation im Vergleich zur FPZ-Methode
Orthopädische Praxis, 12, pp. 674-681; 2005


Workshop

June 16-17th 2016
3rd Workshop on endoscopic spine surgery and percutaneous instrumentation of the lumbar spine flyer
Course organizer: Dr. R. Morgenstern (Centro Médico Teknon)
Course co-director: Dr. James Yue (Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA)

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September 29th-30th 2011
2nd Workshop on endoscopic spine surgery and percutaneous instrumentation of the lumbar spine
Course organizer: Dr. R. Morgenstern (Centro Médico Teknon)
Course co-director: Prof. Hans-Joerg Leu, Bethanien Klinik, Zurich, Switzerland

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September 17th-18th 2009
1st Workshop on endoscopic spine surgery and percutaneous instrumentation of the lumbar spine
Course organizer: Dr. R. Morgenstern (Centro Médico Teknon)
Course co-director: Dr. Thomas Hoogland, Alpha Klinik, Munich, Germany


Press Releases

January 2017
Depuy-Synthes (a Johnson and Johnson company ) acquires percutaneous surgery technology developed by Dr. Rudolf Morgenstern

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May 2011
Interventional Spine Inc. (California, USA) presents the new PerX360 Interbody Expandable System outlined by Dr. R. Morgenstern
El Economista – Español
Newswire – English
Finanznachrichten.de – Deutsch

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October 2008
Morgenstern PNSS Spinal Implant Press Release
Interventional Spine Inc., Irvine, CA, USA

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June 2008
Morgenstern Spinal Stenosis System
Joimax GmbH, Karlsruhe, Germany


Awards and Mentions


Dr. Morgenstern has been awarded the prestigious Haki Award for the best scientific publication on Endoscopic Spine Surgery at the 13th Congress of the International Muskuloskeletal Society (IMLAS) in Barcelona, Spain.

 The award was presented by the president of the society, Dr. Sang-Ho Lee (Korea) at the IMLAS 2006 annual conference.


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