Neurosurgeon completes Oklahoma's 1st robotic-assisted sacroiliac fusion


An Oklahoma neurosurgeon recently completed the state's first robotic-assisted sacroiliac fusion.

Hakeem Shakir, MD, of OU Health in Oklahoma City, completed the procedure using Globus Medical's ExcelsiusGPS, according to a Feb. 6 LinkedIn post. 

The ExcelsiusGPS combines a robotic arm with full navigational capabilities that allow surgeons to operate with a small incision.

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