Cuba and Germany to Expand Agreements in Neuro Surgery

Cuba and Germany to Expand Agreements in Neuro SurgeryHAVANA, Nov 17 (PL) German company Brainlab is studying the possibility to increase update technology in the field of neuro-surgery (brain surgery) in the Caribbean island, reported a executive from Brainlab here Friday.

Felipe Estrella, regional manager of Brainlab for the north of Latin America, told Prensa Latina that the intention of his delegation in the international meeting NEUROCUBA 2017 is to present new technologies in that field, with better results on the patients.

‘We are coming here to show all our portfolio for brain navigation. Cuba is now counting on four of our equipments installed in the island, already working, in some hospitals in the capital, and if it is possible we will expand this experience to other regions of Cuba,’ Estrella said.

Estrella added that they will also present their progress in the radio-surgery technology, with an equipment called NOVALIS, with a very high precision for radio-therapies.

The radio-surgery system Novalis promotes the strategic position of the medical centers that offer top quality services in oncological treatments of precision.

‘There isn’t any Novalis System equipment in Cuba yet. We shall try to install a first equipment in the next 12 months,’ he added.

Besides their presentation in NeuroCuba 2017, the experts of Brainlab will visit different centers to evaluate the best possibilities for a future installation of the equipments.

‘Cuba has a very particular health system, for what we need to understand its needs to achieve the configuration of the technology that better fits its dynamics, this is our target,’ he concluded.

The international congress NeuroCuba 2017 organized by the Cuban Society of Neurology and Neurosurgery, is receiving delegations of the United States, Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, Argentina, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Spain, Italy, Japan and Mali, between other nations, until November 18.