Technology

Robotic-Assisted Surgery with Twin Cities Spine Center

True to Twin Cities Spine Center’s more than 70-year history of advancing spine care, one of its spine surgeons recently became the first in the Twin Cities to use Mazor X, a robotic-assisted surgical system that combines preoperative planning and intraoperative guidance to help surgeons perform operations for individuals needing spinal instrumentation for fixation or stabilization.


University of Minnesota Health and Fairview Health Services Propel Cancer Care Forward with Digital Medicine

University of Minnesota Health and Fairview Health Services specialists are pioneering the use of digital medicine in oncology, giving patients more control over the common oral chemotherapy process and their medical caregivers deeper insight into patients’ health and compliance with treatment — all for the sake of improving outcomes.


MNGI Digestive Health: Experts in Comprehensive, Complex Subspecialty Care

MNGI Digestive Health has built a practice that offers much more than procedures-focused care, with the long-term health and well-being of patients being the main priority across the practice’s many subspecialty clinics.


Stronger, Lighter, Quicker: TCOP Creates More Effective Orthotic and Prosthetic Devices for Patients Worldwide

Tillges Certified Orthotic Prosthetic Inc. (TCOP) takes advantage of prepreg carbon fiber materials and 7-axis robotic carver technology at its sister central fabrication facility, Tillges Technologies, to quickly create custom orthotic and prosthetic devices that offer patients more stability, control and comfort.


NDBC: Getting Patients with Neurotologic Conditions Back on Their Feet

National Dizzy and Balance Center (NDBC) specializes in diagnosis and rehabilitative treatments and an individualized, multidisciplinary approach to addressing dizziness, vertigo and balance disorders.


CAR T-cell Therapy Offers Hope for Cancer Patients at University of Minnesota Health

University of Minnesota Health Cancer Care locations now offer access to two recently approved autologous immunotherapies for patients with refractory or recurring acute lymphoblastic leukemia and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.


Strengthening the Chain of Survival for Sudden Cardiac Arrest

A statewide consortium anchored by the University of Minnesota has dramatically improved sudden cardiac arrest survival rates and positioned Minnesota as a national leader in shaping the care patients receive from the field to the hospital.


A Fresh Take on Joint Pain at University of Minnesota Health

The University of Minnesota Health Cartilage Restoration and Joint Preservation Program uses a multidisciplinary approach that encompasses surgical, nonsurgical and rehabilitative techniques, as well as leading-edge research, to preserve or improve joint health and allow patients to lead more active lives.


The Symphonie Aqua System at TCOP: Revolutionizing Lower-limb Socket Casting

Socket fit affects amputees’ ability to use a prosthetic device and, as a result, their mobility and overall health. The Symphonie® Aqua System, an innovative technology available at Tillges Certified Orthotic Prosthetic Inc. (TCOP), enhances the accuracy and efficiency of socket casting.


Collaborative Neurosurgical Care at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare Improves Patient Outcomes

The three-neurosurgeon team at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare offers expert surgical care for brain and spinal cord disorders. Their success is founded on trusted and established partnerships with colleagues across a multitude of pediatric disciplines.