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First Renishaw neuromate® robot installation and procedure in Spain

23 September 2015

Renishaw is pleased to announce that a neuromate stereotactic robotic system has been installed at the Oliver & Ayats Institute at the renowned Centro Médico Teknon, in Barcelona. This is the first neuromate installation in Spain.

After performing the first surgery with the neuromate robot, a Stereo-EEG implantation case for epilepsy, Dr. Bartolomé Oliver (Head Neurosurgeon) said, “We are very pleased to have a neuromate at our center, as we believe that the future in epilepsy surgery is in robotics. It will help us to advance our surgical workflow to the next level and beyond.”

Victor Escobar, Managing Director of Renishaw Ibérica, said “Renishaw is proud to be associated with Dr. Oliver and his team. This will be an excellent reference center for Iberia.”

Dr. Abed Hammoud, CEO of Renishaw Mayfield added, “Our clinical and technical support teams will closely collaborate with the neurosurgery team at Teknon, to ensure the optimal integration of the neuromate into their surgical procedures, and therefore supporting them to provide best possible outcomes for their patients.”

For further information on neuromate, visit www.renishaw.com/neuromate

About Renishaw

Renishaw is one of the world's leading engineering and scientific technology companies, with expertise in precision measurement and healthcare. The company supplies products and services used in applications as diverse as jet engine and wind turbine manufacture, through to dentistry and brain surgery. It is also a world leader in the field of additive manufacturing (also referred to as 3D printing), where it is the only UK business that designs and makes industrial machines which ‘print' parts from metal powder.

The Renishaw Group currently has more than 70 offices in 33 countries, with over 4,000 employees, of which 2,600 people are employed within the UK. The majority of the company's R&D and manufacturing is carried out in the UK and for the year ended June 2015 Renishaw achieved sales of £494.7 million of which 95% was due to exports. The company's largest markets are the USA, China, Germany and Japan.

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