Dr. Ernest Braxton performs 1st awake robotic procedure of its kind in Colorado
By Admin | February 26, 2022
Ernest Braxton, MD, performed the first awake robot-assisted transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion in Colorado, according to a Feb. 20 LinkedIn post.
Four things to know:
1. In a Feb. 21 Instagram post, Dr. Braxton said awake minimally invasive TLIF procedures are a treatment option for spondylolisthesis patients with intractable symptoms. The awake procedure lets him avoid the risk of general anesthesia, he said.
2. Dr. Braxton and neurosurgeon Muhammad Abd-El-Barr, MD, PhD, are working on a paper about their experience with robotic awake spinal fusion, according to LinkedIn.
3. Dr. Braxton completed his first awake spinal fusion in 2016.
4. Dr. Braxton is...(More)
For more info please read, Dr. Ernest Braxton performs 1st awake robotic procedure of its kind in Colorado, by Becker's Spine Review