Florida hospital adds AR spine system

Spinal Tech

Sarasota (Fla.) Memorial Hospital added Augmedics' Xvision spine system, according to a Sept. 6 news release.

Xvision uses a headset and augmented reality to help surgeons see a patient's anatomy during procedures. It's designed to increase precision and efficiency.

"This 3D-projected image of the vertebra shows you in real time what the anatomy is and takes any uncertainty out of the procedure," Ngoc Nguyen, MD, a spine surgeon at SMH, said in the release. "You know exactly where you’re placing every screw."

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