Southern NH Health First to Offer Innovative Imaging Technology for Brain and Spine Surgery

Southern New Hampshire Health (SNHH) announces it is the first hospital in northern New England to offer Stryker Airo® TruCT® mobile imaging technology to its patients. Neurosurgeons with Southern New Hampshire Health can now perform real-time, high-quality CT scans during spine and brain surgeries to boost visibility and accuracy, with the goal of improving patient outcomes. The new CT technology provides innovative surgical imaging capabilities to patients. 
“We are dedicated to advancing the way we deliver care to our patients and offering the high-quality care they need, closer to home. Being the first in northern New England to offer the advanced capabilities of Airo TruCT to our patients is an example of this commitment,” said Southern NH Health Neurosurgeon Dr. Tung Nguyen. “I have experienced improved visibility and responsiveness during surgery, with Airo TruCT. The technology provides more information for decision-making during surgery, and the ability to perform some procedures in less time. In addition, the technology is mobile, making it more flexible for our space. We are thrilled to offer Airo TruCT to our community.”
With Airo® TruCT®, Southern NH Health surgeons to scan up to a meter of the spine in as little as 43 seconds*. The technology helps with patient outcomes, as it has the potential to reduce complication rates, and shorten recovery times.

Posted: 6/18/2024