Doctors at Netcare Garden City hospital are thrilled that Africa’s first robotic neurosurgery visualisation technology‚ a state-of-the-art microscope system‚ is now operational.The Zeiss Kinevo 900 is described as a highly advanced robotic visualisation system used to guide the most intricate neurosurgeries."The equipment is the latest of its kind available globally‚ and offers a number of advanced functionalities over other surgical microscopes available on the market today‚" Netcare Hospital division MD Jacques du Plessis said.Du Plessis said the new microscope system provided excellent 3D visualisation of the brain‚ spine and other parts of the nervous system and would be extremely useful to neurosurgeons in diagnosing problems‚ as well as to guide a range of intricate procedures to treat abnormalities of‚ and diseased tissue within‚ the nervous system."This new-generation visualisation device is perhaps best described as an enabling technology: it allows the neurosurgeon to use ...

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