Physicians have employed Globus Medical's ExcelsiusGPS robot in Sydney, Australia for the first time.
Dr. Jun Kim completed the first cases at Westmead Private Hospital in Sydney, according to a July 28 news release. Dr. Gordon Dandie, head of neurosurgery at the same hospital, also used the device for a direct lateral spine procedure.
ExcelsiusGPS combines a robotic arm and full navigation technologies. It is designed to streamline workflow and reduce radiation exposure.