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Neurosurgery One Uses Advanced Imaging in Asleep DBS

Posted by NeurosurgeryOne on Sep 3, 2019 6:50:18 PM

Some of the best technology in CT scanning combined with high-quality neurosurgery earlier this month to create a "first" in the operating room at LAH and a first for Neurosurgery One.

It wasn't just the first at this hospital, or even in the state of Colorado. It was the first in the world, according to the neurosurgeon who made it happen: David VanSickle, MD, with Neurosurgery One.

On Aug. 8, 2019, Dr. VanSickle successfully used the advanced OmniTom CT scanner during Asleep Robotic Deep Brain Stimulation. It was the first surgical case in the world using the device.

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Topics: Asleep deep brain stimulation, parkinson's