Step into an operating room at The Spine Hospital at the Neurological Institute of New York today and you’ll find all kinds of high-tech equipment: Digital microscopes that illuminate and magnify the surgical field. Lasers that precisely cut away abnormal tissue. Ultrasonic aspirators that break up and remove tissue fragments. Spine Hospital Director Dr. Paul McCormick uses this equipment and more to perform an extremely delicate kind of spine surgery: removing tumors from inside the spinal cord itself.
Spinal Cord Tumor Surgery — It’s Come a Long Way, Baby
Jul. 1, 2016