ORLANDO, FL and HOUSTON, TX – May 18, 2017 – Mazor Robotics, a pioneer and leader in the field of surgical guidance systems, announced that a Mazor X system was installed at Houston Methodist Hospital in Texas on April 20, 2017. Dr. Paul Holman, Neurosurgeon and Clinic Director of Spine Surgery at Houston Methodist Hospital, performed the first procedure earlier this month.
Houston Methodist consists of seven hospitals in the Greater Houston metropolitan area and is one of the nation’s leading health systems and academic medical centers with physician-scientists working on more than 800 clinical trials. In addition to advancing medicine and treatments, the health system’s dedication to exceptional patient care is clear after being named the No. 1 hospital in Texas for the fifth year in a row by U.S. News & World Report.
“Houston Methodist is a world-renowned health system providing top-level patient care and we are honored that they have chosen the Mazor X system for their spine surgery program,” said Mazor Robotics, Inc. CEO Christopher Prentice. “The Mazor X system was designed to better utilize clinical diagnostics and data in order to assist in the improvement of spine surgery, and with a leading academic institution such as Houston Methodist involved, we look forward to this possibility.”
Mazor Robotics (TASE: MZOR; NASDAQGM: MZOR) believes in healing through innovation by developing and introducing revolutionary technologies and products aimed at redefining the gold standard of quality care. Mazor Robotics Guidance Systems enable surgeons to conduct spine and brain procedures in an accurate and secure manner.