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First Renishaw neuromate® robot installation and procedure in Spain

September 2015 - Renishaw is pleased to announce that a neuromate® stereotactic robotic system has been installed at the Neurosurgery Department of the renowned Hospital Quirón Teknon, in Barcelona. This is the first installation of neuromate® in Spain.

After performing the first surgery with the neuromate® robot, a Stereo-EEG implantation case for epilepsy, Dr. Bartolomé Oliver (Head Neurosurgeon) said, “We are very pleased to have a neuromate® at our center, as we believe that the future in epilepsy surgery is in robotics. It will help us to advance our surgical workflow to the next level and beyond.”

Victor Escobar, head of Renishaw Iberica and South America, said “Renishaw is proud to be associated with Dr. Oliver and his team. This will be an excellent reference center for Iberia.”

Dr. Abed Hammoud, CEO of Renishaw Mayfield added “Our clinical and technical support teams will closely collaborate with the neurosurgery team at Teknon, to ensure the optimal integration of the neuromate® into their surgical procedures, and therefore supporting them to provide best possible outcomes for their patients.”