What is C-Arm (Spine Suite)?
As opposed to traditional spinal and cranial surgeries which are performed based off reports of CT and MRI scans conducted before the procedure, the C-Arm allows for real-time monitoring, allowing surgeons increased control over the outcome of surgeries. The technology gives doctors a real-time 2D and 3D view of the area to be treated, which allows them to efficiently perform the surgery, with better precision their way.
Why is the C-Arm unique?
The C-Arm gives surgeons an incredible view of the skeletal anatomy, and allows for comfortable positioning, due to its flexibility. It gives surgeons a real-time visualization, which promotes accuracy and precision.
What is the purpose of C-Arm?
C-Arm presents real-time 2D and 3D images used to conduct a variety of surgeries with ease. This helps in:
- Visualization of spinal structures
- Orthopedic surgeries
- Spinal surgeries
- Localization of structures
- Neurological surgeries
What is the process of C-Arm?
The doctor asks you to take certain precautions to prepare, depending on the exact surgery to be performed. However, the precautions are as normal, with no changes.
What are the benefits of C-Arm?
There are numerous benefits that the C-Arm carries, making it the preferred technology for surgeons, today.
- Provides real-time images
- Provides both, 2D and 3D images
- Requires a lesser radiation dosage
- Increases the accuracy and placement
- Eases the stress of the surgeon and workforce
What are the risks of C-Arm?
The risks of C-Arm are almost non-existent. However, there are a few recorded complications due to obesity in patients.
What is the cost of C-Arm?
The cost of C-Arm depends on the surgery to be conducted, as well as the time-frame, etc. The specialist must first analyze your case, after which a detailed understanding of the procedure and cost, etc, can be given to you. Consult our healthcare team for more information.
MPCT is one of the few hospitals registered to use C-Arm in India. With highly skilled specialists, trained to use the technology and accurately interpret the images produced in real time, we ensure that patients are given the highest chance of a positive outcome. At MPCT, we value patients’ lives, putting them first every step of the way.