MONTPELLIER, France, March 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MEDTECH (Euronext, FR0010892950 – ROSA), a company specialized in designing, developing and marketing innovative surgical assistance robots, today announced three new sales of its ROSA™ Brain robotic surgery system in the United States and China.
The Yale Comprehensive Epilepsy Center in New Haven, Connecticut, purchased one system. The facility provides promising treatment options for many adult and pediatric patients. Yale is also internationally recognized for its clinical excellence and innovative research.
The ROSA™ Brain system at the Yale Comprehensive Epilepsy Center will be used for minimally invasive procedures such as stereoelectroencephalography (SEEG), deep brain stimulation, and biopsies. The program will be led by Dennis Spencer, MD, Surgical Director and Harvey and Kate Cushing Professor of Neurosurgery; and Jason Gerrard, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and of Neuroscience and Section Chief, Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery.
The other two sales of ROSA™ Brain were made in China, a fast-growing market representing a strong opportunity for Medtech. With these two new sales, Medtech now has nine ROSA™ robots in the Chinese territory.
“We are pleased to continue to expand our ROSA™ technology in these large neurosurgical markets,” said Bertin Nahum, CEO and Founder of Medtech. “The three new sales in China and the United States testify to the positive momentum of our commercial activity.”
Founded in 2002 by Bertin NAHUM and based in Montpellier, MEDTECH is a European specialist in the design, development and marketing of innovative robotic appliances to assist surgeons during their medico-surgical interventions, thus contributing to the implementation of safer, more efficient, less-invasive treatment.
In 2007, MEDTECH developed ROSA™, an innovative technological device devoted to brain surgery procedures. ROSA™ has been approved in Europe, the United States and Canada.
In 2013 MEDTECH received the “European Company of the Year Award” in the “robotic neurosurgery” category from Frost & Sullivan.
In July 2014, MEDTECH obtained the CE marking for its new product ROSA™ Spine, a robotic- assistive device for minimally invasive surgery of the spine.
In October 2014, MEDTECH won the “Révélation” prize in the Mediterranean Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards.
In 2015 MEDTECH received the “2016 Company of the Year Award” in the “robotic neurosurgery” category from Frost & Sullivan.
In November 2015, MEDTECH was honored by Deloitte In Extenso for its excellent performance in the Technology Fast 50 Mediterranean Awards, in the “listed company” category.
In January 2016, MEDTECH obtained the FDA clearance for its new product, ROSA™ Spine, a robotic-assistive device for minimally invasive surgery of the spine.
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