A fresh approach to surgical robotics
Brainlab has been thinking about the future of robotic surgery since the late nineties. It wasn’t until 2016 when we began working closely with Medineering, a developer of application-specific robotic technologies, that we were struck by their fresh approach with their new surgical robot.
Unlike robotic surgery machines that start at over a million dollars and are limited by their size and surgical specialties, Medineering offered light-weight, vendor-neutral robotic surgical technology that was both cost effective and highly portable. In 2019, Brainlab acquired Medineering, working now as one unified team to develop Cirq.
Democratizing robotic surgery
Robotics developed from the human need to achieve feats that go beyond human abilities. In medicine, robotic surgical systems support surgeons with incredible precision and unmatched stamina. At Brainlab, we believe that every patient should have access to the advances of robotic assisted surgery. Ease-of-use, cost, portability or surgical discipline should never limit clinicians in giving their patients the best care possible.
Extending human capabilities with a portable robotic arm
Inspired by the work of surgeons, Cirq is a modular system, supporting procedures in a range of disciplines while perfectly fitting into surgical navigation and imaging workflows. Any surgical task requires a high level of fine motor control, accuracy and stamina. Especially during minimally invasive surgery and in complex anatomical regions, surgeons and patients can benefit from the reliability, consistency and precision of Cirq robotic assistance.
Scan the QR code with your mobile and load the model. Click on the AR icon and calibrate as prompted to place Cirq anywhere in your room.
Digital surgery benefits everyone
The advantages of robotic assisted surgery are not just felt by patients, but by surgeons too. Surgical procedures become more streamlined, intuitive surgical workflows become even smoother and more cost effective with less disposables required.
Robotic surgical tech allows surgeons to perform minimally invasive surgery with confidence. Computer assisted surgery and robotics indeed go hand-in-robotic hand.
Robot assisted surgery benefits include:
- Reliable, consistent support for surgeries
- Stable, precise positioning of surgical instruments
- Potential reduction of procedure time
- Support with challenging approaches
Digital surgery is the way forward
Computer assisted robotic surgery is just one of many technologies that work together to digitalize the operating rooms of the future.
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