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August 15, 2022

Florida Medical Center acquired the new Mazor X for Spine Program

Florida Medical Center Pioneers Use of Mazor X Stealth™ Edition Robotic Guidance Platform for Spine Surgery in Broward County

August 15, 2022 – Florida Medical Center is the first hospital in Broward County and one of the first in the region to add the Mazor X Stealth™ Robotic Guidance Platform to its premier regional spinal surgery center.

The Mazor X Stealth™ Robotic Guidance Platform combines pre-operative planning tools and analytics with intra-operative guidance, giving Florida Medical Center surgeons advanced spinal surgery options.

“This is a very exciting time for Florida Medical Center, our surgeons and our patients because this state-of-the-art technology is the final piece of our comprehensive spinal program,” said Michael Bell, president of Florida Medical Center. “Our surgeons can take care of our community with some of the most advanced technology and precision while getting the outcomes that patients want for their spine health. This will make a big difference in people’s lives.”

Hospitals choose the Mazor X to provide surgeons with pre-operative implant 3D planning and intra-operative trajectory precision when treating that patient.  As spinal surgery has evolved, more focus has been placed minimally invasive techniques, and this is where the Mazor X can deliver its greatest technological benefits.

Minimally-invasive procedures with smaller incisions can sometimes pose a challenge to surgeons due to the limited view of the patient’s anatomy. The Mazor X helps to overcome this challenge with a 3D comprehensive surgical plan and analytics that gives the surgeon comprehensive information and visualization before the surgery starts. Combining technological advances such as the Mazor X with patient focused pre and post-operative care is how Florida Medical Center is building a better more comprehensive spine program for Broward County.

Florida Medical Center has established its reputation as a leader in spine surgery with its advanced technologies and excellence in patient care. The Mazor X StealthTM Edition Robotic Guidance Platform helps us to continue our leadership in spine surgery excellence.

About Florida Medical Center

Florida Medical Center has provided high-quality healthcare to residents of south Florida for over 40 years and is a regional leader in spinal care. With a 459-bed acute care medical-surgical facility, Florida Medical Center is committed to ensuring that every patient in the Ft. Lauderdale and Broward County area has access to the right health care treatment. Florida Medical Center is a member of the Steward Health Care network, one of the country's largest health care systems with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year. To learn more about the services we offer, visit us online at floridamedctr.org

About Medtronic

Medtronic plc (www.medtronic.com), headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, is among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies - alleviating pain, restoring health and extending life for millions of people around the world. Medtronic employs more than 84,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in approximately 160 countries. The company is focused on collaborating with stakeholders around the world to take healthcare Further, Together. www.medtronic.com/MazorXstealthedition

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