St. Luke’s Brain & Spine Surgery program adopts new image-guided technology

SOUTHCOAST HEALTH has adopted 7D Surgical technology for spinal implants that greatly reduces a patient’s exposure to radiation commonly associated with traditional robotic approaches. / COURTESY SOUTHCOAST HEALTH
NEW BEDFORD – The Brain & Spine Surgery program at St. Luke’s Hospital is now using 7D Surgical’s Machine-vision Image Guided Surgery technology, which projects light onto the subject, the reflection of which is digitally matched against a preoperative CT to create a detailed image for guiding surgeons. The 7D system uses machine-vision cameras, sometimes…

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