Arete Surgical Center completes 1st case with Mazor Robotics' system — 4 things to know

Johnston, Colo.-based Arete Surgical Center completed its first spine procedure with the Mazor Robotics Renaissance system.

Here are four things to know:

1. Arete Surgical Center is one of the first ASCs in the U.S. to use the system.

2. The Renaissance system can be used for minimally invasive and percutaneous degenerative repair, pedicle screw fixation for complex spinal deformity and vertebral augmentation.

3. According to Mazor Robotics' CEO Christopher Prentice, many spine procedures could be performed with the Renaissance system in an outpatient setting.

4. Arete Surgical Center is a pain management and orthopedic/spine ASC that employs six physicians.

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