NJ surgeons perform 1st office-based robotic-assisted kyphoplasty in US: 4 observations

Written by Megan Wood | December 01, 2016 | Print  |

Englewood, N.J.-based The Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders surgeons performed a Mazor Robotic Renaissance System kyphoplasty on a patient experiencing pain from a T12 fracture.

Here are four observations:

 

1. The outpatient procedure, performed in an office-based setting with sedation, was the first of its kind in the United States, sending the patient home the same day, according to the press release.

 

2. Vagmin Vora, MD, Seth Grossman, MD, and Jonathan Lewin, MD, performed the kyphoplasty.

 

3. The Mazor robot displayed 0.38 millimeters of accuracy for the bone entry site.

 

4. The patient left the facility two and a half hours post-surgery, and is recovering well.

 

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