Surgical treatment of the spine requires careful planning and precision, accounting for a patient’s own unique anatomy.
With 3D planning, your surgeon creates a highly-customized surgical plan prior to entering the operating room. During the procedure, your surgeon uses robotic mechanical guidance to implement the procedure with unparalleled precision – providing consistent results and optimal outcomes for patients.
Independent clinical research has shown that minimally invasive surgery with robotic technology:
1. Increases accuracy - With the help of Robotics, spine surgery accuracy is increased. 3D planning software maps out the procedure, while the robot guides the surgeon’s tools within 1.5mm accuracy.
2. Lowers complication rates - Clinical studies based on surgeries performed with robotics have shown increased favorable patient outcomes, including lowered surgery complication rates.
3. Reduces post-operative pain - Clinical studies have shown patients may experience less pain following spine procedures performed with the assistance of robotics.
4. Promotes faster recovery - Patients who have surgery performed with a robotic guidance system can experience faster recovery time, allowing them to return to their normal daily activities in less time than those who received surgeries via traditional methods.
Surgical treatment of the spine requires planning and precision; and each patient’s anatomy has unique challenges. Surgeons use advanced 3D planning software before entering the operating room to create a unique surgical blueprint, which is the ideal procedure for each patient’s condition. In the operating room, the surgeon does the actual work; the robot guides the surgeon’s tools according to the surgical blueprint to place the implants safely and accurately.
Spine surgery can be a scary prospect for a lot of patients. Worries about accuracy, patient outcomes and recovery time are common. Thankfully, when it comes to spine surgery performed with robotics, you can rest easy. Talk to your doctor today to find out if you might be a candidate for minimally invasive robotic surgery.
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