Mazor Robotics Announces Foundation Surgical Hospital of San Antonio Purchases its Renaissance System
CAESAREA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 30, 2012--Mazor Robotics Ltd. (TASE: MZOR), a developer of innovative surgical robots and complementary products, today announced that Foundation Surgical Hospital (FSH) of San Antonio, Texas purchased its Renaissance™ system. This system sale marks the fifth Renaissance installation in the state of Texas and the 20 th U.S. installation in 2012.
Foundation Surgical Hospital of San Antonio is a 20 private suite facility that offers numerous surgical procedures and medical services. FSH of San Antonio is an associated facility of Foundation Surgical Hospital Affiliates (FSHA), a healthcare management and development company that partners with physicians to develop and operate surgical hospitals. FSHA manages four affiliate hospitals in Texas, including FSA of San Antonio.
“I'm thrilled to be working with Mazor and honored to be the first surgeon to bring robotic spine surgery to San Antonio,” said Michael Leonard, MD, Executive Director of the Alamo Neurosurgical Institute. “As a neurosurgeon, I truly appreciate the benefits of an innovative technology that allows me to perform surgery with more precision, accuracy and less risk. This technology is the wave of the future, and I'm excited about being on the forefront of its introduction to the spine surgery community in San Antonio.” “We are excited to work with Foundation Surgical Hospital Affiliates, bringing our Renaissance system to another outstanding facility in Texas,” stated Ori Hadomi, CEO of Mazor. “FSH of San Antonio is well known for adopting the latest advancements in neurological and spinal surgery, and we are looking forward to working closely with Dr. Leonard in utilizing the Renaissance technology in his spinal surgical practice.” Renaissance, Mazor Robotics’ next generation surgical guidance system for spine procedures, is transforming spine surgery from freehand operations to highly-accurate, state-of-the-art procedures, with less radiation – even for minimally invasive surgery, scoliosis, and other complex spinal deformity cases. It is the only robotic technology for spine surgery available in the marketplace.
About Mazor Mazor Robotics (TASE:MZOR) is dedicated to the development and marketing of innovative surgical robots and complementary products that provide a safer surgical environment for patients, surgeons, and operating room staff. Mazor Robotics’ flagship product, Renaissance™, is a state-of-the-art surgical robotic system that enables surgeons to conduct spine surgeries in an accurate and secure manner. Mazor Robotics systems have been successfully used in the placement of over 35,000 implants in the United States and Europe. Numerous peer-reviewed publications and presentations at leading scientific conferences have validated the accuracy, usability, and clinical advantages of Mazor Robotics technology. For more information, please visit www.mazorrobotics.com.CONTACT: U.S. Contacts: EVC Group Aimee Gordon, 646-445-4800 (Investors) firstname.lastname@example.org Robert Jones, 646-201-5447 (Investors) email@example.com Chris Gale, 646-201-5431 (Media) Cgale@evcgroup.com KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEW YORK MIDDLE EAST TEXAS ISRAEL INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SURGERY TECHNOLOGY HARDWARE HEALTH HOSPITALS MEDICAL DEVICES SOURCE: Mazor Robotics Ltd. Copyright Business Wire 2012 PUB: 12/30/2012 05:30 AM/DISC: 12/30/2012 05:30 AM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20121230005004/