New surgical tool keeps orthopedic procedures on target -- MEDICA Trade Fair

New surgical tool keeps orthopedic procedures on target

A new fiber optic guide-wire will enable surgeons to perform highly accurate hip fracture and spinal fusion surgery with minimal side effects.

25/02/2016

Photo: opto-electronic drilling system

Students at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem's BioDesign: Medical Innovation program developed an opto-electronic drilling system that detects minute changes in guide-wire trajectory during surgery; © The Hebrew University of Jerusalem