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Marina Del Rey Hospital Announces the Acquisition of Brainlab’s Curve Image-Guided Surgery Platform and 3D C-Arm Navigation Software

Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013

This month Marina Del Rey Hospital’s world renowned spine program purchased and installed the Brainlab's Curve™ image-guided surgery platform and 3D C-Arm navigation software.

The 3-D C-Arm is designed to provide orthopedic spine surgeons will real-time navigation during complex spine and trauma procedures. Marina Del Rey Hospital already owns and operates with Brainlab'sNaviVision® 3D navigation system.

“We are committed to providing patients with clinically proven, cutting-edge surgical care that improves outcomes,“ said Marina Del Rey Hospital CEO, Fred Hunter. “We believe that Brainlab’s technology enables us to that.”

The Curve™ image-guided surgery platform will significantly enhance conventional navigation and will help orthopedic spine surgeons to improved ergonomics. The 3D C-Arm navigation offers a series of benefits to surgeons enhancing visualization and automatically registering patient data.

3D C-Arm navigation benefits:

  •     more accurate screw placement
  •     possibly reduces re-operation rate
  •     reduced radiation exposure to both patients and OR team

“The 3D C-arm navigation truly revolutionizes our work,” said spine surgeon Dr. Robert G. Watkins III. “It provides us a real-time navigation of intra-operative 3D data sets.”


About Marina Del Rey Hospital
Marina Del Rey Hospital in Los Angeles is a boutique surgical hospital focusing on bariatric, spine, orthopedic, and minimally invasive surgery. The multidisciplinary medical team at L.A. Bariatrics, the bariatric surgery program at Marina Del Rey Hospital, offers patients excellent care. As a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, this Los Angeles weight loss center meets high standards for experience in bariatric procedures and inpatient care.

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