Mizuho unveils head positioning system for spine procedures

27 October 2017 (Last Updated October 27th, 2017 11:01)

US-based surgical tables maker Mizuho OSI has unveiled the new Levó head positioning system for all spine procedures from cervical to sacrum.

Mizuho unveils head positioning system for spine procedures
Mizuho OSI’s new Levó Head Positioning System. Credit: PRNewsfoto/Mizuho OSI.

US-based surgical tables maker Mizuho OSI has unveiled the new Levó head positioning system for all spine procedures from cervical to sacrum.

Designed for control and accuracy of positioning, Levó uses an electro-mechanical technology to allow the motion of the system.

The is intended to address the need for precise positioning of patients during spine surgery to ensure optimal operating conditions and site exposure.

Levó’s interface is designed to provide control to the surgeon, along with support for initial head positioning and corrections of cervical spine throughout the procedure.

Mizuho OSI Marketing and Sales vice-president Greg Neukirch said: “In designing the Levó System, we wanted to offer surgeons a seamless and flexible solution that affords them better control over patient positioning during these delicate procedures.

“We wanted to offer surgeons a solution that affords them better control over patient positioning during these delicate procedures.”

“We’re proud to unveil a solution we believe works to enhance clinicians’ surgical experience, providing for safe and precise care when positioning a patient’s head for all prone spine procedures.”

In addition to allowing controlled and fluid motion for enhanced workflow and surgical access, the system comes with different interchangeable modules to support the use of a skull clamp or face pillow.

The system also includes QuickConnect System to support attachment of a skull clamp and Control Handles to enable intra-operative adjustments.

Mizuho OSI offers a variety of surgical tables and consumable surgical products for patient care through authorised international distributors in the US, Germany, and Japan.