Augmented Reality Surgical Navigation in Spine Surgery to Minimize Staff Radiation Exposure

Erik Edström, MD, PhD; Gustav Burström, MD; Artur Omar, PhD; Rami Nachabe, PhD; Michael Söderman, MD, PhD; Oscar Persson, MD; Paul Gerdhem, MD, PhD; Adrian Elmi-Terander, MD, PhD


Spine. 2020;45(1):E45-E53. 

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This study demonstrates that relatively low patient radiation doses are possible with an ARSN system for spine surgery in a hybrid OR. Importantly, it was found that ARSN in a hybrid OR can, in combination with real-time dosimeter feedback, be used to minimize occupational exposure.