Computer assisted surgery co Surgix raises $500,000

The company is developing computer system for real-time image guided surgery, mainly for orthopedic trauma.

Maayan Ventures Ltd. (TASE:MAYN) portfolio company Surgix Ltd. has raised $500,000 from current and external shareholders. Maayan Ventures, which owns 32% of Surgix, invested $118,000.

Surgix is developing a computer assisted system for real-time image guided surgery, mainly for orthopedic trauma. Its CEO is Oren Drori. The system improves the accuracy of procedures and reduces mistakes by the surgeon.

Surgix began a clinical trial of its product last year at eight hospitals. The system has been used in more than 150 surgical procedures to date.

Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - www.globes-online.com - on October 8, 2009

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