Recent Spine Patents, Publications, and Lectures — Marion R. McMillan MD

UNITED STATES PATENTS ISSUED:

1. Method and apparatus for performing percutaneous laser disc decompression with vaporization monitoring by fluid displacement.
Patent No.: US 8,152,796 B2
Issue date: April 10, 2012

2. Method and device for single point identification of neural tissue during endoscopic microdiscectomy.
Patent No.: US 9,050,097
Issue date: June 9, 2015

PUBLICATIONS:

McMillan M, Lewandrowski K. Procedural classification and coding problems. Chapter 24, pp. 155-157. In Lewandrowski K, Iprenburg M, Lee S H, eds. Endoscopic Spinal Surgery. JP Medical Publishers Ltd. (London), 2013

McMillan M. Full-endoscopic posterior cervical foraminotomy and discectomy for cervical radiculopathy. Chapter 9, pp. 49-56. In Lewandrowski K, Iprenburg M, Lee S H, eds. Endoscopic Spinal Surgery. JP Medical Publishers Ltd. (London), 2013

McMillan M. Outpatient Percutaneous and Endoscopic Surgery in Interventional Pain Management. Jour. SC Med. Assn. 2011; 107:205-208

McMillan M. Lumbar endoscopic surgery of the spine. Chapter 4, pp. 25-37. In Lewandroski K, Araghi A, and Bruffey JD eds. Update in minimally invasive spine (MIS) surgery: Clinical examples of anatomy, indications, and surgical techniques. Center for Advanced Spinal Surgery of Southern Arizona (CASSA) Tucson AZ 2011.

McMillan M, Percutaneous discectomy. Chapter 3, pp. 17-25. In Lewandroski K, Araghi A, and Bruffey JD eds. Update in minimally invasive spine (MIS) surgery: Clinical examples of anatomy, indications, and surgical techniques. Center for Advanced Spinal Surgery of Southern Arizona (CASSA) Tucson AZ 2011.

McMillan M, Percutaneous laser disc decompression, Letter to the Editor. Photomedicine and Laser Surgery 2006; 24:773.