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India: A New Frontier for Spine Surgery Procedures

The country sees spine surgery as an important dynamic to health. Learn more about Spine Surgery in Dr. Anthony Leone’s Knowledge Center.

Spine surgery, most notably endoscopic spine surgery has become popular recently within the country of India. The dynamic healthcare system in India has become increasingly expensive. Neck and back pain have been on the rise as the country’s lifestyle changes have seen increases in sedentary and stressful living. Spine surgery within India is cost effective which makes it a preferred means of care. Additionally, spine surgery in the country takes relatively less time in recovery.

Success of Robotic Spine Surgery in Other Medical Areas

Other robotic surgical procedures are learning from spinal surgeries. Learn more about Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery in Dr. Anthony Leone’s Knowledge Center.

The noted success minimally invasive robotic spine surgeries have shown are rippling to other medical areas. A new robotic drill can now perform skull surgery as much as fifty times faster than conventional skull surgeries done by hand. The upcoming machine is automated and reduces typical hand drill surgeries of two hours down to an astonishing two and a half minutes. Like spine surgery – this new procedure for skull operations promises small incisions. Infections are decreased and the incisions that are made are clean and safe.

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The First Dual Robotic Spine Surgery

The world’s first dual robotic spine surgery has been conducted. Learn more about Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery in Dr. Anthony Leone’s Knowledge Center.

A Factory worker hailing from Jerusalem has undergone a miraculous procedure that has gotten him back to work and back to a normal life in no time. Aharon Schwartz broke his leg and six spinal vertebrae. A three hour procedure conducted in a Jerusalem hospital used two robots to assist in the surgery. One of the robots was the infamous Mazor robot fueled by the Mazor Renaissance® software. There was no need for CT scans or post-surgery xrays as a result of using the guidance system.