• Minimally Invasive Spinal Robot Arrives at Reston

    CAESAREA, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mazor Robotics Ltd. (TASE: MZOR), a developer of innovative surgical robots and complementary products, today announced that Reston Hospital Center, a HCA Virginia health system hospital, purchased its Renaissance™ system. Renaissance is Mazor’s next-generation robotic surgical guidance system used for spine surgeries.

    Reston Hospital Center is a full service medical and surgical hospital that has served the residents of Northern Virginia since 1986. HCA, Inc. is the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services with 157 hospitals and more than 100 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and London, England.

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  • Dr. Pateder performs first case in the US using new FDA approved minimally invasive spinal device

    First in U.S.! LinkSPINE is announcing the first U.S. implantation of the FacetLINK MINI, a titanium device that uses two screws and an expandable cross-connector assembly to stabilize the lumbar spine after a tissue-sparing midline decompression.

    Dhruv Pateder, M.D., an orthopedic spinal surgeon, performed the first U.S. MINI case at HCA Reston Hospital Center in Reston, Virginia. Dr. Pateder commented in the August 4, 2015 news release, “Using a minimally invasive technique, FacetLINK MINI allows rigid posterior spinal column fixation with only two cross-linked lag screws instead of a traditional, open pedicle screw and rod construct where four screws are needed. The FacetLINK MINI device is quickly and efficiently placed utilizing a very intuitive surgical technique. The patient is doing great and was discharged the next day.”

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