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December 2013

New York Spine Surgeon describes the O-Arm CAT Scanner

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by

Meet the O-Arm:  New technology in the OR By John Abrahams, MD, FAANS, Chief of Neurosurgery, Co-Director of Spine Surgery, Orthopedic and Spine Institute The Orthopedic & Spine Institute of Northern Westchester Hospital recently brought new technology into the operating room – the O-Arm from Medtronic. The O-Arm is an intra-operative CAT Scanner with Image Guidance […]

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Northern Westchester Hospital Chief of Emergency Medicine Offers Tips to Avoid the Emergency Room over The Holidays

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by

A Few Tips to Avoid the ER this Holiday Season By Jim Dwyer, MD, Chief, Emergency Medicine, Northern Westchester Hospital There are many reasons people find themselves in the emergency room over the holidays. Perhaps the most common mishap sending people there during the holiday season is slipping and falling on the ice. This is […]

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New York Gamma Knife Surgeon on Brain Tumors

Posted on December 2nd, 2013 by

From the Body to the Brain: Treating Metastatic Brain Tumors By Alain C.J. de Lotbinière MD, CM, FRCSC, FACS, Medical Director of the Gamma Knife Center at Northern Westchester Hospital Most brain tumors begin elsewhere in the body. Although there is a great deal of awareness around Breast Cancer and Lung Cancer, what most people […]

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