Does anybody need back surgery? In the past, back surgeries took longer and there was often a the risk of medical complications after the surgery. These included things like muscle damage and intense pain after surgery. Recently, surgeons like Dr. Anthony Leon and Dr. John Pollina have found a new way to perform back surgery that has been successful for 95% of their patients. Although the machines are quite expensive, they improve patient safety and comfort. Learn more here.
- Mazor guidance technology is a system that helps guide surgeon throughout the process of surgery by providing a surgical blueprint.
- The Mayor guidance technology is robotic and has created a new method of surgical procedures that provide “unparalleled accuracy and safety” when it comes to surgery located along the spine.
- Not only does this new technology more accurate, but it’s also less detrimental to the patient due to small incisions that aid in quick recovery, less blood loss, and minimizing post-surgical pain.
“Leone is one of two spine surgeons in the region who have begun using computer and robotic help to perform procedures designed to remove, repair and fuse spinal disks.”