Technology could improve back surgery outcomes, reduce pain, advance skills of surgeons

Filed in by on July 18, 2019 • views: 236

2019-07-18 23:11:22
The majority of adults in the United States experience lower back pain at some point in their life. Thousands undergo surgery to help fix their backs – but the procedures can be expensive and not always effective because the spinal area is small, is intricate and presents space challenges for surgeons. Now, a Purdue University-affiliated startup and MSRAL spin-off has developed new technology to help make the surgeries more effective and less painful.  

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