Dr. Selby Chen, a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon, says it’s important to have an innovative mindset.
Performing the surgery while the patient is still awake, eliminates the risks associated with general anesthesia, while also allowing for faster and better recovery. There are also advantages from a surgeon’s perspective.
The robotic assistance enhances the accuracy of screw placement, leading to improved safety for patients.
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