Wednesday, July 12, 2023
Stryker, a global leader in medical technology, has announced the commercial launch of its Q Guidance System integrated with Cranial Guidance Software. This advanced system provides neurosurgeons with enhanced surgical planning and guidance capabilities, specifically focusing on biopsies and shunt placements. The innovative technology has the potential to become the new standard of care, improving accuracy and efficiency in the operating room.
The Q Guidance System with Cranial Guidance Software utilizes a combination of active and passive tracking technology to offer groundbreaking features, including:
Early product surveillance of the Q Guidance System with Cranial Guidance Software was conducted at six sites in May 2023. Positive feedback has been received from healthcare professionals, with praise for the new camera technology and user-friendly interface. The system's intuitive views, such as 3D targeting and the skull stripping feature, have been particularly appreciated by staff.