Robotics in spine surgery
The RenaissanceTM Robotic Technology has been specifically designed for spine surgery. This transforms spine surgery from freehand procedures to highly-accurate, state-of-the-art robotic procedures, with less radiation.
It is used for procedures including:
- Minimally invasive surgery (MIS)
- Correction of Scoliosis and other complex spinal deformities
- Complex reconstructions on childhood deformities
- Minimally invasive surgeries for low back disorders
Conventional, freehand MIS presents many challenges. According to literature, in freehand surgery there are instances of misplaced pedicle screws and high levels of radiation are required for intraoperative imaging to assure accuracy. Renaissance Robotics state-of-the-art technology overcomes these challenges thus redefining the standard of care for MIS.
A 10-year-old from Gujarat was born with congenital anomalies that left her with a severely deformed spine. The child had already undergone multiple procedures that had failed and left her with rods placed in her back, broken at multiple places, and a spine that was grossly deformed.
The doctors’ team faced several challenges in treating the child. But Renaissance Robotic Technology allowed a successful spinal fixation with extreme precision and safety in carrying out the delicate maneuver to correct the deformed spine. A child otherwise doomed to go through life with the severe deformity – which could have led to premature death due to cardiopulmonary failure or eventual paralysis – can now lead a normal life like any other 10-year-old.
UPDATED ON 19/08/2021