Mazor Renaissance, Siemens Zeego work together during 1st-ever dual robotic spine surgery: 5 highlights

Written by Megan Wood | August 28, 2017 | Print  |

Drs. Josh Schroeder and Amal Khouri performed the first-ever dual robotic surgery, according to Heritage Florida Jewish News.

Here are five highlights:

 

1. The two surgeons performed the surgery in the hybrid operating room of Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem in Jerusalem.

 

2. The hybrid OR houses two robots: Siemens Zeego and Mazor Renaissance.

 

3. Dr. Schroeder operated the Zeego, which permits 3-D imaging during the operation.

 

4. Dr. Khouri led the Renaissance, which helps surgeons perform accurate minimally invasive procedures with limited fluoroscopy.

 

5. The two robots worked together to assist with the placement of 11 screws.

 

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