CMU’s Faculty of Medicine Introduces First Hybrid OR in ASEAN

 | Thu 9 Nov 2017 09:56 ICT

CityNews – A Hybrid Operation Room has opened at Sriphat Medical Centre, the first one in ASEAN and the second one in Asia, with 360 degree robotic arm.

The opening of Hybrid Operation Room was announced on November 9th by Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University. The 100 million baht operation comprises an X-Ray Fluoroscope with 360 degree robotic arm that provides a full body scan without moving the patient’s platform. The Flat emitter x-ray tube gives higher scanned image definition which will help medical staff examining the case. This cutting-edge operation room reportedly provides better infectious prevention and is giving medical staff to operate a high risk case giving more effective result with less blood lost, especially the case involving stroke, heart disease and spine operations.

Hybrid Operation Room is located on the third floor, Sriphat Medical Centre under supervision of Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University.