Similar overall complication rate between endoscopic & microendoscopic foraminotomy
Complications of Full-Endoscopic Versus Microendoscopic Foraminotomy for Cervical Radiculopathy: A Systematic Review and Meta-AnalysisWorld Neurosurg. 2018 Jun;114:217-227
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26 randomized controlled trials, cohort studies, and case series' were included in this meta-analysis comparing complication rates between full-endoscopic foraminotomy and microendoscopic foraminotomy. Overall pooled complication rate did not significantly differ between the two techniques. Specific rates of dural tear and superficial infection also did not significantly differ between techniques....