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Bed Mechanisms used in Spinal Cord Surgery: A Review


Shrikant P. Gajbhiye , K.D.K. College of Engineering Nagpur; Dr. C. C. Handa, K.D.K. College of Engineering Nagpur


Human Spinal Cord, Vertebrate, Spinal Cord Injury (Sci)


The spinal cord surgery requires a specific position of a patient. For this specific type of beds are required for operation purpose. The presently available surgical beds for spinal surgery are very costly starting from 2 lacks. The cost of the spinal cord surgery is also too high. Thus results in increasing hospital charges. Increasing cost of surgery and hospital charges is major problem now a day's which is very difficult to pay the charges for a common person. The aim of designer should be development of a cost efficient surgical bed of the spinal cord surgical attachment on the existing bed. This will help in reducing the cost of surgery and will be alternative to existing heavy spinal cord surgical bed. This paper aims to have a review of existing surgical bed, the mechanism used, etc. This review paper will helps the designer to provide information for the design and development of surgical bed which can serve as an alternative to the costly designs existing in the market. It will reduce the indirect cost of surgery and thus make it more affordable to the common man.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV4I100081
Published in: Volume : 4, Issue : 10
Publication Date: 01/01/2017
Page(s): 100-104

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