Navigation in Spinal Surgery: An Advantageous Tool of the Trade

Learning to use a modern surgical navigation system improves efficiency, accuracy and care quality, says orthopedic surgeon and spine specialist Shane Burch, MD. Offering tips from his own experience in both complex and minimally invasive procedures, he explains navigation’s benefits – which include reducing radiation exposure, highlighting individual anatomy and supporting tasks such as screw placement – as well as how to avoid common user errors.


March 15, 2022

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