Tag Archives: Surgery

New robotic spine surgery incorporates 3-D planning, info systems

The Virginia Institute of Robotic Surgery at Reston (Va.) Hospital Center is implementing a new version of the Mazor X imaging system for robotic-assisted spine surgery. The hospital says it is the first facility worldwide to use the upgraded version, called the Mazor XStealth Edition System. Christopher Good, MD, performed the first spine fusion using… Read More »

Family by the Ton Exclusive: Watch Ed Barnes Prep for Weight-Loss Surgery

TLC’s Family by the Ton doesn’t shy away from the most painful moments in people’s journeys to weight loss. The spinoff of the popular My 600-lb Life, airing Wednesday nights, follows a number of families struggling with obesity issues. In this exclusive clip from this week’s episodes, which TLC provided to Men’s Health, star Ed… Read More »