ROC-LA 1st outpatient center in U.S. to install ExcelsiusGPS for spine surgery: 5 takeaways

Robotics Outpatient Center, Los Angeles furthered its position as a leader in robotics by becoming the first outpatient center in the U.S. to purchase Globus Medical’s ExcelsiusGPS.

Here are five takeaways:

1. The ExcelsiusGPS robotic system provides surgeons real-time imaging of a patient’s anatomy while integrating its robotic arm navigation with the surgeon’s surgery plan.

2. Globus Medical designed ExcelsiusGPS to improve patient safety and surgeon satisfaction in the operating room. It can be used to perform surgeries within various specialties.

3. ROC-LA plans to use the ExcelsiusGPS for minimally invasive spine procedures. The outpatient center notes the new system brings together spine surgery, robotics and navigation in a new way.

4. Graham Mouw, MD, is one of the surgeons at ROC-LA trained to use Globus Medical’s robotic system. He is an expert in computer-guided spinal navigation and is an inventor of motion-sparing technology.

5. Globus Medical’s ExcelsiusGPS saw rapid success in 2017. The company expects to report $635.4 million in 2017 revenue.

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