A visual tour of neuroArm. The first case study and more.

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First Case Images

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On May 12, 2008, neuroArm made history when the the robotic system operated on a human patient at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary. This landmark operation was the first time a robot was used to perform image-guided neurosurgery, removing a brain tumour from the 21-year-old patient. To view images of the operation, click here.

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On November 5, 2010 neuroArm was back in the operating theatre assisting in the removal of an acoustic schwannoma. The case was the first in the new 3T iMRI enviroment as well as the first using our new high definition 3D vision system. To view images of the operation, click here.

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Click here to meet the people behind the NeuroArm project.

Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary
University of Calgary
Alberta Health Services
IMRIS/Deerfield Imaging Inc.
Awards & Grants
Order of Canada, Office of the Governor General of Canada
Canada Foundation for Innovation
Western Economic Diversification Canada
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology
Alberta Innovates: Health Solutions
AsTech Awards
Manning Award
How To Contact Us
1st Floor
Health Research Innovation Centre
3280 Hospital Drive NW
Calgary, AB
T2N 4Z6