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Renishaw neuromate® robot and neuroinspire™ planning software installed at Birmingham Children's Hospital, UK

January 2017 - Renishaw is pleased to announce that a neuromate® stereotactic robot system and neuroinspire™ surgical planning software has been installed at one the UK’s leading specialist paediatric centres, the Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

Mr Richard Walsh, consultant neurosurgeon at Birmingham Children’s Hospital, has now carried out two stereoelectroencephalography (SEEG) cases for epilepsy, since the installation of the neuroinspire planning software and the neuromate® stereotactic robot.

Following their first procedure Mr Walsh was happy to report on the success, "All the electrodes are in excellent positions. No post-operative problems on the scan. Using the robot certainly made the procedure easier, faster and more straightforward for me.”

Dr Abed Hammoud, CEO of Renishaw Mayfield SA (Switzerland) said, “We are proud that yet another leading Children’s Epilepsy Surgery Service (CESS) Centre has chosen Renishaw and its neuromate®/neuroinspire system solution, as a partner in the neurosurgical operating room. Birmingham Children’s Hospital is a leading UK specialist paediatric centre with a worldwide reputation for excellence in many specialist services. The hospital and its patients can now benefit from Renishaw innovation.”