5 Questions: Dr. Daniels on What Mazor X Means for Future of Spine Surgery

This spring, Dr. Alan Daniels, chief of spine surgery at University Orthopedics Inc., along with a team of spine surgeons at The Miriam Hospital, used a robotic assistant to perform a minimally invasive spine procedure. The surgery was the first in Rhode Island to be performed with the Mazor X Stealth Edition Platform, a system that allows surgeons to create a 3D plan for procedures before entering the operating room. During surgery, the system’s robotic arm holds instruments in place while surgeons make tiny incisions with the help of robotic technology. 

Dr. Daniels discusses with The Providence Business News the Mazor X and what its use of it could mean for spine patients in need of surgery in the Ocean State. 

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