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Robotics In Spine Surgery Services in Mumbai

The RenaissanceTM Robotic Technology has been specifically designed for spine surgery. This transforms spine surgery from freehand procedures to highly-accurate, state-of-the-art robotic procedures, with less radiation.

It is used for procedures including:
  • Minimally invasive surgery (MIS)
  • Correction of Scoliosis and other complex spinal deformities
  • Complex reconstructions on childhood deformities
  • Minimally invasive surgeries for low back disorders
  • Osteotomies
  • Biopsies

Conventional, freehand MIS presents many challenges. According to literature, in freehand surgery there are instances of misplaced pedicle screws and high levels of radiation are required for intraoperative imaging to assure accuracy. Renaissanceā„¢ Robotics' state-of-the-art technology overcomes these challenges thus redefining the standard of care for MIS.

A 10-year-old from Gujarat was born with congenital anomalies that left her with a severely deformed spine. The child had already undergone multiple procedures that had failed and left her with rods placed in her back, broken at multiple places, and a spine that was grossly deformed.

The doctors' team faced several challenges in treating the child. But Renaissanceā„¢ Robotic Technology allowed a successful spinal fixation with extreme precision and safety in carrying out the delicate maneuver to correct the deformed spine. A child otherwise doomed to go through life with the severe deformity - which could have led to premature death due to cardiopulmonary failure or eventual paralysis - can now lead a normal life like any other 10-year-old.

Renaissancetm Robotic Surgical System


Overview

The RenaissanceTM Robotic Surgical System transforms spine surgery from freehand procedures to highly-accurate, state-of-the-art robotic procedures, with less radiation and is used for procedures including Minimally invasive surgery (MIS), scoliosis, and other complex spinal deformities. It is a minimally invasive robotic guided spine surgery system.

The RenaissanceTM Robotic Technology is the only technology specifically designed for spine surgery and the Apollo Hospitals Group is the first in the Asia-Pacific to offer this surgical guidance system, which is a minimally-invasive robotic-guided spine surgery.

Why Robotics?

Robotics and minimally-invasive surgeries have been a strong focus for Apollo Hospitals in recent years. This is because we believe in providing the best medical technologies for our patients. Once we recognized the positive impact that Spinal Robotics would have on patient outcomes, the decision was easy to bring in this technical marvel to India. The Spinal Robotics offers precision, accuracy and minimally-invasive spinal surgery and is of immense benefit to patients. Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai is already a significant referral centre for spine surgeries for people from all over the world.

Clinical Applications

This system can be used for a variety of clinical procedures including:
  • Open, MIS [Minimally invasive], and percutaneous posterior thoracolumbar approaches
  • Scoliosis and other complex spinal deformities
  • Pedicle screws - short and long fusions
  • Transfacet screws and translaminar-facet screws
  • Osteotomies
  • Biopsies
  • Single Vessel / Multi vessel Small Thoracotomy

Advantages

  • Higher accuracy
  • Lower radiation
  • Fast learning curve

Conventional, freehand MIS presents many challenges. According to literature, in freehand surgery there are instances of misplaced pedicle screws and high levels of radiation are required for intraoperative imaging to assure accuracy. RenaissanceTM Robotics' state-of-the-art technology overcomes these challenges thus redefining the standard of care for MIS.

RenaissanceTM Robotics Technology has been successfully used in the placement of over 20,000 implants in the United States and Europe. Numerous peer-reviewed publications and presentations at leading scientific conferences have validated the accuracy, usability, and clinical advantages of RenaissanceTM Robotics technology.