Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2021 Jun 4. Epub 2021 Jun 4.
Department of Orthopaedics, Columbia University Medical Center, The Och Spine Hospital at New York-Presbyterian, New York, NY, USA New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY, USA Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA Department of Neurosurgery, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA Department of Orthopaedics, Virginia Spine Institute, Reston, VA, USA.
Study Design: Multicenter cohort.
Objective: To compare the robot time/screw, radiation exposure, robot abandonment, screw accuracy, and 90-day outcomes between robot-assisted percutaneous and robot-assisted open approach for short lumbar fusion (1-and 2-level).
Summary Of Background Data: There is conflicting literature on the superiority of robot-assisted minimally invasive spine surgery to open techniques. Read More