Roundtable discussion "Surgical robot: current status and future perspectives."At 13-14 November Moscow City Hospital No. 67 hosted roundtable discussion "Surgical robot: current status and future perspectives" | DON'T MISS THE FUTURE | This meeting was moderated by the hospital director A.S. Shkoda and chief of the 1st Neurosurgical department Dr. D.N. Dzukaev and supported by MAZOR Robotics.
Leading spinal neurosurgeons from Russia and Israel participated in this event:
• Prof. G.N. Golukhov, Head of the Department, Minister of Moscow government, Dr. Leon Kaplan, Director of Hadassah Spinal Surgery Center (Israel).
• A.V. Gubin, Director of the Russian Scientific Center for Reconstructive Traumatology and Orthopaedics n.a. acad. G. Ilizarov (Kurgan)
• D.A. Ptashnikov, Head of Spine and Bone Cancer Department in Vreden Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics (St-Petersburg)
• A.V. Reutov, Director of North-Caucasian Multifacility Hospital (North Ossetia, Beslan).
• S.N. Nikolaev, Director of the Federal Center of Traumatology and Orthopaedics (Cheboksary)
• Prof. A.K. Dulaev, Head of Traumatology, Orthopaedics and Vertebrology Department in Dzhanelidze Research Institute for Emergency Medical Care (St-Petersburg).
• Prof. A.Yu. Mushkin, Head of the Extrapulmonary tuberculosis section and Paediatric Bone Tuberculosis Surgery Department in Saint-Petersburg Phthisiopulmonology Research Institute, professor of the Paediatric traumatology and orthopedics faculty in SPbMAPO.
• E.R. Musaev, Head of Vertebral Surgery Department in Blokhin Scientific Center (Moscow).
• S.G. Mlyavykh, Head of Neurosurgery Department in Nizhegorodskiy Research Institute for Traumatology and Orthopaedics (Nizhniy Novgorod).
• Colonel S.K. Gisatullin, Director and Chief Neurosurgeon in Burdenko Hospital (Moscow).
This roundtable discussion was devoted to the implementation of Mazor robotic systems in spinal surgery, benefits and drawbacks of this equipment, as well as perspectives for these systems in reference centers in Russia. Participants shared their experience about using surgical robots in routine practice both in Russian and in Israel.
They noticed high accuracy of this equipment in complex degenerative lesions and spinal traumas. Leading Russian spinal surgeons approved robotic systems for surgical practice and recommended them for improving accuracy of surgical procedures.