Navigation Links
Texas Health Plano, Texas Back Institute Offer SpineAssist® Surgical Robot for Spine Surgeries
Date:7/28/2010

Internationally renowned Plano surgeon co-invented technology

PLANO, Texas, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen-year-old Tressa Scott of Allen hasn't been able to stand up straight for more than a year — until now.

The Allen teenager grew an inch and a half and gained a dramatically straighter spine after undergoing a complex spinal surgery using a new type of surgical robot available at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano.

The SpineAssist® surgical robot – one of three in the United States and the only one in Texas – is the only surgical robot designed specifically to operate on the spine. Accurate to less than half a millimeter, it enables surgeons to plan the optimal surgery ahead of time using a computed tomography (CT)-based 3D simulation of the patient's spine.

"Like a pilot in a flight simulator, I can map out the patient's spinal anatomy and perform the entire procedure before the patient even arrives for surgery," said Dr. Isador Lieberman, a fellowship-trained orthopedic and spinal surgeon on the medical staff at the Texas Back Institute and Texas Health Plano. "It allows me to be more efficient and more precise, and to anticipate potential complications before they occur."

SpineAssist® technology can be used in biopsies, to treat thoracic-lumbar fusion and vertebral compression fractures, and to correct scoliosis. Robotic spinal surgery is the latest in a variety of advanced spine and orthopedic services that make Texas Health Plano and the Te
'/>"/>

SOURCE Texas Health Resources
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine technology :

1. Vermillion Announces Relocation of Corporate Offices to Austin, Texas
2. Texas Instruments unveils fully integrated analog front end for ECG and EEG applications
3. Texas Court Asked to Appoint Receiver for Key Subsidiary of TSX Listed Northstar Healthcare, Inc. (TSX NHC) on Claims of Mismanagement and Breach of Fiduciary Duty
4. Texas Childrens Hospital Discharges History-Making Teen Patient Again; This Time With a Transplanted Heart Replacing Mechanical Device
5. Stipkala LLC to Sponsor Texas Life Science Conference November 12-13, 2009
6. Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. Davids Medical Center First in the United States to Utilize Newly FDA-Cleared CARTO(R) 3 Navigation System
7. St. Davids South Austin Hospital Leading the Central Texas Region in Laser-Assisted Lead-Extraction Procedures
8. Texas State Tests Potential New Cancer-Fighting Weapon
9. Three Surgeons in East Texas Are Successfully Integrating a Novel Stem Cell Procedure for Spine Surgeries
10. Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center and Oncolytics Biotech(R) Inc. Announce Multi-Trial Clinical Research Collaboration
11. WaferGen and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Establish Biomarker Research Collaboration for SmartChip(TM) Real-Time PCR System
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/20/2014)... Norgine B.V. today announced that ... bowel preparation, NER1006, presented at the 79 th ... (ACG), Philadelphia, PA , has met ... co-primary endpoint of cleansing success. The study demonstrated high ... in screening colonoscopy patients. [1] ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... 19, 2014 Große Pharmafirmen ... Das Problem dabei ist, dass große Pharmafirmen nicht ... zu teilen. Es war deshalb nicht ... uns umso mehr, dass es uns gelungen ist! ... Kühlketten aufzuschreiben - mit einem Vorbehalt - einige ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... OAKS, Calif. , Oct. 17, 2014  Amgen ... of R. Sanders Williams , M.D., president of ... Mahley Distinguished Professor.  "We are pleased ... Amgen Board," said Robert A. Bradway , chairman ... and distinguished experience in academic medicine and his direct ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Positive Results from Phase II Data Show NER1006 Achieves High Quality Bowel Cleansing Efficacy 2Vergleichsbericht zu Pharma-Kühlketten und CRT 2Amgen Announces Appointment Of R. Sanders Williams To Board Of Directors 2Amgen Announces Appointment Of R. Sanders Williams To Board Of Directors 3
(Date:10/20/2014)... (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 ASCNYC ... organization that helps New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS ... toward health, housing, recovery and self-sufficiency. Each year, ... the local community through their tireless efforts. , ... Marc Shapses , has been selected as this ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Ga. (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 ... and relationship-marketing firm, announced today that William H. ... named the 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award winner. ... the achievements of an outstanding leader and industry ... and contributions in advancing the information security industry. ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Zereana Jess-Huff, a 34-year-old mother, corporate executive ... a platform to think outside the bra. She doesn’t try ... to raise awareness about women’s other lady parts. , "We ... say the color pink and everybody knows what you’re talking ... that it has not been won when it comes to ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 My Clients ... management software application. The new module enables easy ... receive full life-cycle quality care. , This application allows ... within their practice, attach a to-do item to a ... and even set up reoccurring reminders for follow-ups. ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... October 20, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority ... information from the FDA on Sit and Slim II ... not to purchase or use Sit and Slim II because ... II is promoted as weight loss product on various websites ... the market in 2010 for safety reasons, can significantly increase ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Savills Studley's Marc Shapses To Be Honored as 2014 "Positive Changemaker" by ASCNYC 2Health News:Savills Studley's Marc Shapses To Be Honored as 2014 "Positive Changemaker" by ASCNYC 3Health News:Bill Murray named 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 2Health News:Bill Murray named 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 3Health News:Bill Murray named 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 4Health News:Ovarian Cancer Survivor Mrs. Maryland Urges Media to Think Outside the Bra 2Health News:Ovarian Cancer Survivor Mrs. Maryland Urges Media to Think Outside the Bra 3Health News:My Clients Plus Announces New Workflow Management Software 2Health News:FDA Advises Not to Use Sit and Slim II: AttorneyOne Monitors and Keeps Consumers Informed 2
... study finds , , WEDNESDAY, Aug. 29 (HealthDay News) -- ... natural menopause increases the risk of both dementia and ... giving hormone-replacement therapy at least until the age of ... Mayo Clinic researchers. , "It,s the first study that ...
... suggests , , WEDNESDAY, Aug. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Can spotting ... simple as seeing which arm she uses to carry her ... cradle their baby on their right side may be struggling ... some levels of stress during the first weeks and months ...
... rates better than education or incomes, according to a ... this week by the journal Social Science and Medicine. ... homes, UW researchers found, obesity rates in a given ... based on analyses of responses to a telephone survey ...
... In a report that is among the first to ... C viruses in Afghanistan, a researcher from the University ... concerns that increasing injection drug use and accompanying high-risk ... , Our findings suggest that interventions to ...
... chances of being overweight, obese by age 7 were ... News) -- When women develop diabetes during pregnancy and ... of childhood obesity, but new research suggests that treatment ... the doubling of the risk of obesity can be ...
... by continued abuse, study finds , TUESDAY, Aug. 28 ... of the liver have more brain function impairment than ... gene expression in the frontal cortex of the brains ... cirrhosis. , "We found that the levels of many ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Removing Ovaries Before Menopause Leads to Memory, Movement Troubles 2Health News:Removing Ovaries Before Menopause Leads to Memory, Movement Troubles 3Health News:Stressed-Out Moms Carry Babies on the Right 2Health News:ZIP codes and property values predict obesity rates 2Health News:High-risk behaviors could lead to HIV epidemic in Afghanistan 2Health News:High-risk behaviors could lead to HIV epidemic in Afghanistan 3Health News:Treating Diabetes During Pregnancy Could Lead to Thinner Kids 2Health News:Alcoholics With Cirrhosis Have More Brain Damage 2
Mini ReadySub-Cell GT Cell, includes buffer tank, lid and electrodes, leveling bubble; accommodates 8-well and 12-well mini ReadyAgarose gels...
The Large Gel Drying Kit dries gels using the same principal components as the DryEase Mini-Gel Drying System but can accommodate larger format gels or four mini-gels. A base is not required for asse...
... Preserve your data for future generations. Most ... the solid backing plate of our gel dryer, ... a frame over them to hold the cellophane ... a frame with an open area somewhat larger ...
... for future generations. Most gels can be dried ... of our gel dryer, covering them with wet ... to hold the cellophane flat. Tut's Tombs also ... open area somewhat larger than the gel to ...
Medicine Products: