News | April 25, 2007

Image-Guided Surgical Robot Enhances Accuracy

April 26, 2007 - NeuroArm, a new image-guided surgical robotic system developed by neurosurgeon Garnette Sutherland, M.D., and his team at the University of Calgary/Calgary Health Region, aims to revolutionize neurosurgery with the world’s first MRI-compatible surgical robot.

Designed to be controlled by a surgeon from a computer workstation, neuroArm operates in conjunction with real-time MR imaging, providing surgeons unprecedented detail and control, enabling them to manipulate tools at a microscopic scale. Advanced surgical testing of neuroArm is currently underway, followed by the first patient, anticipated for this summer.

Sutherland’s team is developing specialized training programs in partnership with the Calgary Health Region, and U of C’s faculties of medicine and education to train surgeons in the use of neuroArm. Many other surgical disciplines have and continue to participate in applying neuroArm to various types of surgical procedures.

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