Titan Medical installs 1st Sport Surgical System in Europe: 5 insights

Written by Mackenzie Garrity | December 06, 2017 | Print  |

Titan Medical installed its Sports Surgical System at the Institute of Image-Guided Surgery in Strasbourg,France, making it the first center in Europe to install the system.

Here are five insights:


1. The Institute of Image-Guided Surgery is the final planned installation site for Titan Medical's feasibility and validation studies to support the company's regulatory submissions for the Sport Surgical System.


2. The studies are expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2017 and continue into 2018. Titan Medical also installed the system at Florida Hospital Nicholson Center in Orlando and Columbia University Medical Center in New York City.


3. The Institute of Image-Guided Surgery is a unique center dedicated to developing minimally invasive surgery techniques and medical imaging methods. With a research focus on design instruments and procedures to advance surgery, the institute is also a designated international training center.


4. The Sport Surgical System is a single-port robotic surgical system that includes a 3-D vision system and multiarticulating instruments for performing minimally invasive procedures. The system consist of a patient cart and a 3-D imaging system and provides and 3-D endoscopic view of a patient's anatomy.


5. Titan Medical CEO David McNally said in a statement, "We now have achieved a critical milestone of success with installations of the Sport system at all three of our Center of Excellence sites before the end of 2017. With successful first uses of the Sport System reported from the two U.S. Center of Excellence

sites, we now enthusiastically look forward to conducting the first of the feasibility studies at IHU Strasbourg in the coming weeks."


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