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ROBODOC(R) Technology To Be Featured at Upcoming Orthopaedic Surgeons Conference in India

2008-04-21 11:10 643

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- ROBODOC, a Curexo Technology Company, and newly formed division of Curexo, Inc., announced today that Dr. Nobuhiko Sugano, Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Indian Society of Hip and Knee Surgeons Conference (ISHKS) being held at the Taj Coromandel in Chennai, India, April 26th and 27th. Dr. Sugano will present his many years of experience in both the clinical studies and routine use of the ROBODOC System for joint replacement procedures, and refer to his multiple papers on the efficacy and safety of this technology.

"We are enthusiastic that the ISHKS has invited Dr. Sugano to speak about his experience using the ROBODOC System and pleased to sponsor him in this endeavor. This venue allows a unique opportunity to introduce and present the advantages of the Image Directed Robotics technology to the Joint Replacement surgeons of the Indian orthopaedic community," said Dr. Ramesh Trivedi, President and CEO. "Additionally, I look forward to meeting the surgeons at our exhibit and further discussing our technology," he continued.

"I am honored to be the keynote speaker for the ISHKS conference and believe my clinical insight of the ROBODOC technology will offer Indian surgeons a new platform to overcome some of the challenges in orthopaedic surgery," commented Dr. Nobuhiko Sugano. "I will also be available throughout the conference to respond to any questions from the ISHKS attendees regarding Robotics Technology in orthopaedics," he further stated.

About ROBODOC

ROBODOC(R), a CUREXO Technology Company, develops, manufactures, and markets an image directed surgical robotic system for orthopaedic surgery. This system includes two components; ORTHODOC(R), a computer workstation equipped with proprietary software for 3-D preoperative surgical planning, and the ROBODOC(R) Surgical Assistant, a computer-controlled surgical robot utilized for precise cavity and surface preparation for hip and knee replacement surgeries. The ROBODOC System, previously marketed by Integrated Surgical Systems (ISS), made medical history in 1992 as the first robot assisting in a human Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA). Since then, it has been used in over 20,000 surgical procedures around the world.

ROBODOC(R) and ORTHODOC(R) are registered trade marks of Curexo Technology Corporation.

Contact: Dr. R.C.Trivedi

President & CEO

ROBODOC(R)

A Curexo Technology Company

916 285 9943 x 527

or

Ms. Sheila Shah

Marketing Communications

ROBODOC(R)

A Curexo Technology Company

916 285 9943 X 510

press@robodoc.com

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