Role of Neuro Navigation in Enhancing Surgical Precision: A Single-Center Experience – A Comprehensive Review Article

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Muhammad Ali Hassan
Shahid Ahmed Shah
Rana Anees Ur Rehman
Muhammad Umer Yasir
Arham Yahya Rizwan Khan
Muhammad Nabeeluddin Qureshi
Rafay Aimel Tarar
Misbah Azhar

Abstract

Background: Neuronavigation represents a transformative advance in neurosurgery, combining advanced imaging, navigation systems, and software algorithms to guide surgical procedures with high precision. Its integration into clinical practice has revolutionized the approach to complex neurosurgical interventions, enhancing the accuracy of tumor resections, vascular interventions, and spine surgeries, among others.


Objective: This review aims to assess the role of Neuronavigation in enhancing surgical precision and improving patient outcomes, with a particular focus on its application and impact at Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan.


Methods: A narrative review was conducted, employing a comprehensive search strategy across databases including PubMed, Scopus, and Web of Science. Studies were selected based on predefined inclusion and exclusion criteria, focusing on the use of Neuronavigation in neurosurgery, its clinical outcomes, technological advancements, and challenges.


Results: Neuronavigation has been instrumental in improving surgical outcomes, with applications ranging from tumor resection to deep brain stimulation. At Shifa International Hospital, the integration of Neuronavigation has led to a notable enhancement in surgical precision and patient safety, as evidenced by a 95% success rate in over 500 neurosurgical procedures. Despite its benefits, challenges such as technical limitations and high costs persist, highlighting the need for ongoing innovation and training.


Conclusion: Neuronavigation significantly improves surgical precision and patient outcomes in neurosurgery. The experience at Shifa International Hospital exemplifies its potential to set new standards in surgical care. Future advancements in technology and wider accessibility are essential to fully realize its benefits across the global healthcare landscape.

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Hassan , M. A., Shah, S. A., Rehman, R. A. U., Yasir, M. U., Khan, A. Y. R., Qureshi, M. N., Tarar, R. A., & Azhar, M. (2024). Role of Neuro Navigation in Enhancing Surgical Precision: A Single-Center Experience – A Comprehensive Review Article. Journal of Health and Rehabilitation Research, 4(1), 1239–1242. https://doi.org/10.61919/jhrr.v4i1.591
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Muhammad Ali Hassan , Shifa College of Medicine & Shifa International Hospital Islamabad Pakistan.

Shifa College of Medicine & Shifa International Hospital Islamabad Pakistan.

Shahid Ahmed Shah, Shifa College of Medicine & Shifa International Hospital Islamabad Pakistan.

Shifa College of Medicine & Shifa International Hospital Islamabad Pakistan.

Rana Anees Ur Rehman, Shifa College of Medicine & Shifa International Hospital Islamabad Pakistan.

Shifa College of Medicine & Shifa International Hospital Islamabad Pakistan.

Muhammad Umer Yasir, Shifa College of Medicine & Shifa International Hospital Islamabad Pakistan.

Shifa College of Medicine & Shifa International Hospital Islamabad Pakistan.

Arham Yahya Rizwan Khan, Shifa College of Medicine & Shifa International Hospital Islamabad Pakistan.

Shifa College of Medicine & Shifa International Hospital Islamabad Pakistan.

Muhammad Nabeeluddin Qureshi, Shifa College of Medicine & Shifa International Hospital Islamabad Pakistan.

Shifa College of Medicine & Shifa International Hospital Islamabad Pakistan.

Rafay Aimel Tarar, Shifa College of Medicine & Shifa International Hospital Islamabad Pakistan.

Shifa College of Medicine & Shifa International Hospital Islamabad Pakistan.

Misbah Azhar, Shifa College of Medicine & Shifa International Hospital Islamabad Pakistan.

Shifa College of Medicine & Shifa International Hospital Islamabad Pakistan.

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