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    ‘Sat-nav for the spine’ Technology is Working Wonders at Impington Hospital

    An innovative surgical procedure dubbed ‘sat-nav for the spine’ is being carried out in a Cambridgeshire hospital. Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital, in Impington, is the first private hospital outside of London to invest in the state-of-the-art StealthStation 7, which enables surgeons to carry out key hole surgery on complex spinal cases. The technology provides a navigation system allowing surgeons to insert screws, rods and a cage into the exact location in the spine through a small incision. One of the first operations to use the procedure was recently carried out by Richard Mannion, consultant neurosurgeon, on 56-year old Neil Lasher, [...]

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