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Spinal Cord and Nerve Root Monitoring

When complex spinal surgery is undertaken, is there a way to monitor the health of the nervous system? The answer is yes. During complex and sensitive spinal surgery, a technician can generate small electrical signals [...]

Spinal Cord and Nerve Root Monitoring

The O-Arm

This machine is really a portable intraoperative CT scanner. CT scanning as most know is a tool to illuminate the spine with three dimensional images. A surgeon can view the spine not only from the [...]

The O-Arm

Minimal Incision Microsurgery

How does Minimal Incision Microsurgery (MIMS) differ from Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS), the current "fad" in spine surgery? Minimal Incision Microsurgery uses a midline approach to the spine- not a sideways approach through the [...]

Minimal Incision Microsurgery

Image Guidance in Surgery (The Stealth System)

This is a GPS system for spinal surgery not dissimilar to the one you find in cars to locate your position. The video screen shows in real time where the surgeon’s tools are in relation [...]

Image Guidance in Surgery (The Stealth System)