Leading health care technologies close to home

At MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center, the latest technologies and expert care is on par with the most elite hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Why travel long distances when the future of health care is here?

Put Joint Pain Behind You

The MemorialCare Joint Replacement Center at Long Beach Medical Center is a leader in hip and knee replacements, and is the first hospital in Long Beach and North Orange County to offer Stryker’s Mako™ Robotic-Arm Assisted Partial Knee, Total Knee and Total Hip replacement procedures.

In addition, it is the only hospital in Los Angeles County to offer the ExactechGPS® Shoulder Application System for shoulder surgery. This allows surgeons to view a 3D anatomical model of a patient’s shoulder, allowing for more accurate implant placement.

Exclusive Cancer Treatments

The Radiation Oncology Center part of the MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute at Long Beach Medical Center uses advanced treatment planning systems.

One of the latest technologies, AlignRT™, uses 3D cameras to pinpoint a cancer’s exact location with sub-millimeter accuracy. It can sense the tiniest degree of movement from the patient, and immediately stops the radiation to protect the surrounding organs from exposure.

Latest Breast Cancer Treatment Options

Traditionally, lumpectomy procedures involve inserting a wire into the breast on the day of surgery leading to discomfort and anxiety. The MemorialCare Breast Center at Long Beach Medical Center uses SaviScout®, which uses radar rather than wire, to aid surgeons in targeting cancerous tissue with advanced precision.

Intra-Operative Radiation Therapy (IORT) also is used for early stage breast cancer treatment, IORT is a low energy therapeutic X-ray system that delivers a concentrated dose of radiation therapy in the operating room to a tumor immediately after a lumpectomy is performed – all in one surgery.

Latest Spine Surgery Technologies

The Spine Center at Long Beach Medical Center offers technological advancements for spine surgery that allow surgeons to perform major spine surgery through minimal incisions with un-paralleled accuracy.

The center uses the O-arm®, a computer navigation system that provides a real-time 3D visualization of the spine before and during surgery. The ExcelsiusGPS® Robotic Navigation platform also is used, and is the first technology to combine a robotic arm and full navigation capabilities. These technologies are used to provide surgeons with a pathway to conduct surgery with the utmost precision.

Minimally Invasive and Robotic-Assisted Surgeries

The Minimally Invasive Surgery Program at Long Beach Medical Center has a comprehensive and highly skilled team who specialize in minimally invasive surgery, including robotic-assisted surgery.

Long Beach Medical Center is the first hospital in Long Beach to offer the da Vinci® Xi Surgical System. It enhances minimally invasive surgery across a growing number of specialties. Through smaller surgical incisions, which can result in reduced pain and scarring, shortened hospital stays and fewer complications.

Learn More Long Beach Medical Center offers many advanced treatments for a variety of conditions. No matter your need, it can be found here. Learn more at memorialcare.org/FutureIsHere or call 800-MEMORIAL.

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