Surgeons’ Perceptions of Spinal Navigation: Analysis of Key Factors Affecting the Lack of Adoption of Spinal Navigation Technology

@inproceedings{Choo2008SurgeonsPO,
  title={Surgeons’ Perceptions of Spinal Navigation: Analysis of Key Factors Affecting the Lack of Adoption of Spinal Navigation Technology},
  author={Alexander D. Choo and Gilad J. Regev and Steven Robert Garfin and Choll W. Kim},
  booktitle={SAS journal},
  year={2008}
}
BACKGROUND Computer-assisted spinal navigation allows for real time localization of surgical instruments in multiple views. Its use decreases radiation exposure and clears the surgical field of the C-arm fluoroscope. Despite these advantages, spinal navigation has yet to gain general acceptance among spine surgeons. The purpose of this study is to survey… CONTINUE READING