Maquet and Siemens to offer joint solution for hybrid
18 April 2012
Maquet and Siemens Healthcare have agreed to collaborate to
introduce a combined system for diagnostics and surgical procedures.
The first systems will be delivered and installed starting
in May 2012. The heart of the joint solution is the angiography
system Artis zeego (Siemens) and the Magnus operating table system (Maquet).
The application is primarily intended for the hybrid operating room
A decisive benefit of the combined solution for hospitals is its
versatile range of application in the OR: in future, the solution
will be used for angiographic imaging as well as for open surgery.
Both companies see considerable growth potential for the hybrid OR
in this joint development, in particular for the fields of
cardiovascular surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedics, traumatology and
The agreement shall apply worldwide and be implemented by the
subsidiaries of both companies individually and at a national level.
In future, Siemens Healthcare Sector and Maquet will mutually advise
customers on issues pertaining to the hybrid OR.
"We look forward to developing new global business portfolios
with Siemens Healthcare and to show our customers the benefits of
our combined system", says Michael Rieder, Executive Vice President
Sales & Marketing, Getinge Medical Systems.