What are the benefits of spine surgery with computer-assisted navigation?

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When using computer-assisted navigation during spine surgery, surgeons are able to reduce the risk of misplaced screws that require revision. So, surgeons have the ability to place these screws accurately, and will know at the time of surgery, before the person even leaves the operating room, whether all of the screws and all of the implants are placed in the correct position. This enables surgeons to be satisfied with the result of the surgery and optimize the chances that the surgery will have a successful outcome.

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