• Corpus ID: 53608935

Undergraduate Mechatronics Research Journal, Volume 6 - December 2013

@inproceedings{UoA2014UndergraduateMR,
  title={Undergraduate Mechatronics Research Journal, Volume 6 - December 2013},
  author={UoA},
  year={2014}
}
  • UoA
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
Surgical intervention, often including the insertion of pedicle screws into the vertebrae, remains a common treatment for a number of orthopaedic conditions, including scoliosis and external trauma to the spine. Minimally invasive surgery uses small incisions to access the surgical site, to minimize soft tissue trauma to the patient. The insertion of hardware into the spine during surgery is made increasingly perilous with the advent of these minimally invasive techniques. This study… 

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