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Web-based trainings
Delve into the ins and outs of hybrid procedures.
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Dose Management (0.5 CE credits)

  • Basics
  • X-ray generation
  • Feedback system
  • Applied dose effects
  • Dose savings measures

Target group:

Anyone interested in dose management in the hybrid OR. Click here to book the training (requires registration).

clinical workflow collection

Clinical workflow collection
Learn from your colleagues' distinctive workflows of hybrid surgery.

vascular surgery

Branched Grafting for Aortoiliac Aneurysms using Artis zeego - courtesy of Prof. Eric Verhoefen, Klinikum Süd in Nuremberg: A hybrid OR designed to serve the team approach and live up to the highest hygenic standards.

Branched Grafting for Aortoiliac Aneruysms brochure

Spinal fusion using Artis zeego - courtesy of Prof. Christian Raftopoulos, University Hospital Saint-Luc in Brussels: Accurate control of screw placement and a flexible workspace at the same time.

Trauma surgery<br />

Navigated dorsal stabilization of the spine with Artis zeego – courtesy of Prof. Florian Gebhard, University Hospital Ulm:
Increased accuracy and efficiency of screw placement through integrated 3D imaging and navigation.

Navigated dorsal stabilization of the spine. Artis zeego – robotic (...)

Robotic 3D imaging for spinal fusion

10 years of hybrid operating rooms in Germany: Lessons learned - courtesy of Prof. Giovanni Torsello, St.Franziskus Hospital Münster. Experience from and recommendations for design principles of hybrid operating rooms.

3D syngo DynaCT during EVAR - courtesy of Prof. Johannes Gahlen, Ludwigsburg Hospital. The importance of 3D imaging in the implantation of complex endoprotheses.

EVAR-3D Guidance: A new live 3D endovascular guidance system - courtesy of Prof. Lieven Maene, Onze-Lieve-Vrouwziekenhuis Aalst. Accurate implantation of fenestrated stens with intraoperative 3D image guidance.


Scientific talks and publications
The world of science is talking hybrid.
Take a look at what's being said..

Siemens@LINC 2012: Symposium: Cardio-vascular procedures in hybrid operating rooms
Siemens supported a session on hybrid operating rooms at LINC 2012, including live transmissions from the Heart Center Leipzig and Klinikum Süd Nuremberg, and three interesting presentations:

Siemens supported the Vascular Imaging Course at Charing Cross in London, April 2012.
Among the high-class presentations giving during that event was the following talk by Prof. Steinbauer from Regensburg

At the congress of the German Society for Surgery, Siemens held a symposium demonstrating the variety of disciplines that can benefit from a hybrid OR. Vascular surgery was represented through the talk of Prof. Steinbauer from Regensburg

Planning & Selecting the Hybrid OR

Yih-Sharng Chen Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital Taipei, Taiwan

3D Imaging in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Georg Nollert
Professor of Cardiac Surgery,
University of Munich, Germany
Director Global Marketing Surgery
at Siemens AG, Forchheim, Germany


The Hybrid Operating Room in Special Topics in Cardiac Surgery

A textbook chapter on clinical applications, technological capabilities and design considerations of hybrid cardiac operating rooms. more

TAVI Presentations

The hybrid OR as the preferred environment to perform TAVI is a hot topic around the world

Dr Jimmy Hon and Dr Edgar Tay of the National University Heart Center Singapore give their perspective on the matter in the following presentations:

The hybrid operating room : Home of high-end intraoperative imaging

How a hybrid OR will revamp trauma surgery. more

first experience of three-dimensional puncture planning with an ex vivo model

The first publication on the use of 3D angiographic imaging in Urology
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At the congress of the German Society for Surgery, Siemens held a symposium demonstrating the variety of disciplines that can benefit from a hybrid OR.
The visceral surgery department from Heidelberg presented a world-first here - a liver resection supported by intraoperative DynaCT:

Efficacy of DynaCT for surgical navigation during complex laparoscopic surgery: an initial experience
Nozaki T, Fujiuchi Y, Komiya A, Fuse H.
Surg Endosc. 2013 Mar;27(3):903-9. doi: 10.1007/s00464-012-2531-x. Epub 2012 Oct 6.
PMID:23052511 [PubMed - in process]