Neurosurgical Associates PC
800 St. Vincent's Drive
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Birmingham, AL 35205
205.933.8981

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Laser Spine Surgery VS Mazor Robotics Renaissance

Laser Spine Surgery is promoted to Birmingham, AL residents as an advancement in spine surgery. However, lasers are not actually used and the techniques are not often truly minimally invasive or new. Neurosurgical Associates, PC suggests a true advancement in minimally invasive spine surgery, the Renaissance Robotic Surgical Guidance System. Unlike “lasers”, the Renaissance Guidance System shows our surgeons a real time 3D image of your spine, allowing us to precisely and safely place spinal implants with the least invasive method possible. Laser spine surgery is fiction, the Mazor Robotics Renaissance is real and available today.

Why Choose Mazor Robotics Renaissance<sup>®</sup> Spine Surgery?

Mazor Robotics Renaissance® Guidance System is transforming spine surgery from freehand to highly accurate, state-of-the-art procedures that raise the standard of care with improved patient outcomes.1

Why choose Mazor Robotics Renaissance® Spine Surgery?

If you are one of the many that suffer from a debilitating spinal condition such as scoliosis, degenerative disc disease, herniated disc, kyphosis, or spondylolisthesis, you may be a candidate for spine surgery with Mazor Robotics Renaissance.

With Mazor Robotics Renaissance, surgeons plan before entering the operating room and then implement - with 1.5mm accuracy - providing consistent results.

Surgical treatment of the spine requires planning and precision, and each patient’s anatomy has unique challenges. Surgery with Mazor Robotics Renaissance provides increased safety and precision for a wide variety of spine procedures, and in some cases, allows for minimally-invasive surgery.

Independent clinical research has shown that minimally-invasive surgery with Mazor Robotics technology: 1

  • Increases accuracy
  • Lowers complication rates
  • Reduces postoperative pain
  • Enables faster recovery and return to daily activities

See How It Works!

See how other patients have benefited from spine surgery with Mazor Robotics Renaissance!

Standing Taller with Renaissance

Floyd Goodloe is a rancher in Capitan, New Mexico and he suffered from back pain for nearly 15 years due to a condition called spondylolisthesis. After a referral from his chiropractor, Floyd met Dr. George Martin at Southwest NeuroSpine Institute in El Paso and decided to have spine surgery with Mazor Robotics Renaissance Guidance System. This is his story of how he got his life back.

Jumping Higher with Renaissance®

Fifteen year-old Danielle Penk went back to pole vaulting just six months after spine surgery with Mazor Robotics Renaissance Guidance System. This young athlete suffered from a bad case of scoliosis before having correction surgery with Dr. Dennis Devito of Atlanta, Ga.

1. Kantelhardt, SR, Martinez R, Baerwinkel S, Burger R, Giese A, Rohde V. Perioperative course and accuracy of screw positioning in conventional, open robotic-guided and percutaneous robotic-guided, pedicle screw placement. Eur Spine J. 2011;20(6):860-868. doi:10.1007/s00586-011-1729-2. MKC0242-01 Rev. A