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With this type of surgery, your surgeon is using robotic instruments and is in control of the procedure the entire time. Robotic surgery is a technology that allows your surgeon to perform procedures with unprecedented accuracy, providing you a shorter recovery. This type of minimally invasive surgery, is more precise and results in a shorter recovery period. With robot-assisted surgery, you can look forward to feeling better and getting back to living your life sooner.
During robotic surgery, your surgeon will:
Robotic surgery offers you and your surgeon many benefits, including:
However, keep in mind that robotic surgery is just one way we can perform your procedure. We may decide that you will have a better outcome if we perform a different type of procedure. Our surgeons have experience in all types of surgery. No matter which approach we take, we have your health and safety in mind.
A Mazor surgical robot is about the size of a 12-ounce beverage can. It enables fast and precise placement of spinal implants for lumbar and thoracic spine infusions. It’s a procedure often used to treat patients suffering from debilitating back pain or limited range of motion. It might be an option for slipper vertebrae, scoliosis, kyphosis, and spine nerve issues.
If you are scheduled for spine surgery at one of our Dignity Health campuses, we are committed to making your experience comfortable and your recovery as successful as possible.
Mercy Medical Center Redding offers several classes to keep you informed about what to expect should you be having spine surgery learn more here.
If you have questions about your procedure prior to admission, please contact your doctor or call (844) 678-0398.