123-bed hospital acquires 1st spine robot in Bay Area — 3 things to know

Alan Condon -   Print  |

San Ramon (Calif.) Regional Medical Center was reportedly the first hospital in the Bay Area to purchase the ExcelsiusGPS robotic navigation system for spine surgery, reports Patch.

Three things to know:

1. The ExcelsiusGPS, developed by Globus Medical, cost about $1 million and features a rigid robotic arm with full navigational capabilities.

2. San Ramon began using robotic-assisted surgery in 2000, according to its website.

3. The hospital installed the da Vinci Xi surgical system, the O-arm 2D/3D imaging system and the StealthStation S8 surgical navigation system last year.

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