University Hospitals Zurich installs first Philips hybrid OR with Flexmove
14 April 2011
University Hospital Zurich has become the first in the world to install the Philips Hybrid OR with FlexMove — a ceiling-mounted option for the Allura Xper X-ray system, designed to optimize workflow in Hybrid ORs.
A Hybrid OR is the integration of a surgical operating room with an advanced X-ray imaging system. This enables cardiovascular surgeons as well as interventionalists, to perform the most advanced minimally invasive procedures.
FlexMove allows healthcare personnel to:
The launch of the FlexMove system coincides with the 50th anniversary of the University Hospital Zürich’s Scientific Meeting — a celebration of fifty years of excellence in cardiac surgery.
Further launches of FlexMove are planned later this year in Belgium, Germany, North America and the Republic of Ireland.