Neurosurgery

Digital health approach improves neurosurgery care, says study

Deployment of digital health technologies during the pandemic improved patient satisfaction, expanded the delivery of care and augmented training of staff at a leading neurosurgery provider in the US, according to a new study. Faced with the disruption caused by the COVID-19 crisis, Cleveland Clinic centres implemented a number telehealth and audio-visual technologies to compensate …

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Medtronic Collaborates with Surgical Theater to Provide Augmented Reality Platform to Neurosurgery

Shots: The companies collaborated Surgical Theater’s SyncAR augmented reality (AR) technology with Medtronic’s StealthStation S8 surgical navigation system The collaboration will allow neurosurgeons to use AR technology in real-time to visualize structures in the brain, test virtual surgical tools and plan surgeries before entering the operating room Integration of SyncAR into the StealthStation S8 cranial …

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Why is a 1980 Drill in my 2020 Brain?

By SHVETALI THATTE Late one evening, a trauma patient, a mother of three, comes through on an ambulance. She’s having trouble breathing, despite the breathing tube lodged in her throat. Dr. Nikhil K. Murthy, the neurosurgeon on the case, assesses the situation and orders a CT, which reveals a ruptured aneurysm, or a burst blood …

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