West Virginia University installs robotic systems for spine surgery: 3 insights

Written by Mackenzie Garrity | February 08, 2019 | Print  |

Morgantown-based West Virginia University Medicine is currently the only providers in the state to acquire the Mazor X robotic surgical guidance system, according to WBOY-TV, a dual NBC and ABC affiliate.

Three insights:

1. By using the Mazor X system, spine surgeons get a comprehensive 3D surgical plan and analytics prior to the surgery.

2. Additionally, intraoperative guidance through precision mechanics and a surgical arm is designed to improve trajectory and position.

3. The Mazor X system also gives surgeons intraoperative verification of the surgical arm and position.

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