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Endoscopic Spinal Surgery

Endoscopic spine surgery is a minimally invasive procedure that may help correct your spine issues and relieve your back pain. During this surgery, they use small tools, tiny keyhole incisions (cuts), and an endoscope to see your vertebrae and surgically correct your spine problems.

Transforaminal & Interlaminar

The uniportal working channel endoscopic system is a minimally invasive technique mainly used for the treatment of lumbar disc herniation from a lateral and interlaminar approach.

Transforaminal and Interlaminar approach

Unilateral Biportal Endoscopic (UBE)

UBE decompression techniques is a percutaneous full endoscopic technique. It is performed through two separated small surgical wounds on either side of the spinous process. UBE utilizes two independent, exchangeable portals for viewing and working.

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Transforaminal Endoscopic Spine Surgery

Spinal endoscopy continues to gain significant interest and create a variety of new opportunities to improve patient care. We would like to introduce you to the maxmorespine® system which provides a safer approach, greater precision, wider indications, less instrumentation and reduced disposable costs. 

Finally, one system for all lumbar herniated discs, especially L5-S1.

Unilateral Biportal Endoscopic News

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Dr. Shawn Venter 

- Surgeon 

Maars Medical is very proud to be part of Dr. Shawn Venter's team.  Witness the revolutionary Unilateral Biportal Endoscopic Spine Surgery (UBE) performed by Dr. Shawn Venter, bringing together the expertise of orthopaedics and neurosurgery into a single procedure. With small incisions and conventional neurosurgical equipment, UBE is changing the game in spine surgery.

First in South Africa to perform UBE surgery
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Dr. Venter, Maars Team and Kuilsriver hospital staff in Cape town doint UBE

Photo:  Dr. Venter, Maars Team and hospital staff

Photo:  Dr. Venter, Maars Team and Kuilsriver hospital staff (Cape Town)

Pioneering technique for spinal operations in SA

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Dr. Ian Victor

- Neurosurgeon 

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His medical journey commenced with an MB, ChB degree from the University of Stellenbosch in 2010.   

In his quest for specialization, he pursued a Fellowship in Neurosurgery at Tygerberg Hospital, acquiring his MMED in neurosurgery in 2019.  His continuous pursuit of knowledge led to further specialization with a spinal fellowship at Spine Centre and endoscopic spine fellowship at Spinescopy in India.  

n June 2023, Maars Medical accompanied Dr. Victor to the Maxmorespine Workshop in Essen, Germany. 


On 21 July 2023, Dr. Victor and his team succesfully performed their first solo Microdiscectomy. 

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