CAESAREA, Israel — (BUSINESS WIRE) — October 23, 2012 — Mazor Robotics Ltd. (TASE: MZOR), a developer of innovative surgical robots and complementary products, today announced it received its first Renaissance™ system order from Transmedic Pte Ltd, a leading specialty partner of healthcare institutions and professionals in Southeast Asia. The system purchased will be placed in Viet Duc Hospital in Hanoi, Vietnam.
A public hospital with 1000 beds, Viet Duc Hospital is the largest surgical health care center in Vietnam. The hospital specializes in complicated surgeries and diagnoses and the treatment of difficult diseases.
Founded in 1980, Transmedic distributes and promotes the latest medical technologies to the countries of Southeast Asia – Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Brunei, Vietnam and the Philippines.
“Transmedic is pleased to partner with Mazor to deliver the latest spinal robotics technology to the Southeast Asian market,” commented Teo Kee Meng, Managing Director of Transmedic. “We aspire to play a key role in bringing the world’s leading medical products and their benefits to this region, and we believe the introduction of Renaissance will greatly improve spinal operations for the region’s patients.”
“We have made great strides in penetrating the Asian market, and our partnership with Transmedic expands our presence even further,” said Ori Hadomi, Chief Executive Officer of Mazor. “With its extensive relationship network, we’re so gratified to unite with Transmedic to establish Mazor’s flagship product in this growing region.”
Renaissance, Mazor Robotics’ next generation surgical guidance system for spine procedures, is transforming spine surgery from freehand operations to highly-accurate, state-of-the-art procedures, with less radiation – even for minimally invasive surgery, scoliosis, and other complex spinal deformity cases. It is the only robotic technology for spine surgery available in the marketplace.
Mazor Robotics (TASE: MZOR) is dedicated to the development and marketing of innovative surgical robots and complementary products that provide a safer surgical environment for patients, surgeons, and operating room staff. Mazor Robotics’ flagship product, Renaissance™, is a state-of-the-art surgical robotic system that enables surgeons to conduct spine surgeries in an accurate and secure manner. Mazor Robotics systems have been successfully used in the placement of over 20,000 implants in the United States and Europe. Numerous peer-reviewed publications and presentations at leading scientific conferences have validated the accuracy, usability, and clinical advantages of Mazor Robotics technology. For more information, please visit www.mazorrobotics.com.