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Just like their ‘neighbours’ at Preceyes, Microsure’s surgical robot MUSA has received a CE-marking, which makes it commercially available in Europe. Microsure says MUSA is the world’s first surgical robot for open microsurgery. It is developed by a team of microsurgeons and engineers, creating a high-precision robotic assistant that is compatible with current operating techniques, workflow, instruments and other OR-equipment. It enhances surgical performance by stabilizing and scaling down the surgeon’s movements during complex microsurgical procedures on a sub-millimetre scale.

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