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Quantum Surgical Appoints Pr. Laurent Milot and Dr. Govindarajan Naranayan

Scientific Advisory Board of Quantum Surgical

Quantum Surgical expands its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) with the appointments of Pr. Laurent Milot (Hospices Civils de Lyon) and Dr. Govindarajan Naranayan (Miami). The physicians will bring their expertise to develop the adoption of Epione®, Quantum Surgical’s tumor-treating robotic platform and provide guidance for and participate in the dissemination of clinical outcomes.

French medical robotics Quantum Surgical announced today the expansion of its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) with the appointment of Pr. Laurent Milot, Deputy Chief Vascular & Interventional Radiology at the Hospices Civils de Lyon and Dr. Govindarajan Naranayan, Chief of interventional oncology in Miami.

We are honored and delighted to expand our SAB with the appointment of Pr. Laurent Milot and Dr. Govindarajan Naranayan, seasoned users of Epione®. Their experience and advice, combined with those of the other SAB members’, will help and support the adoption of Quantum Surgical’s tumor-treating robot in the European and American markets” says Bertin Nahum, CEO and co-founder of Quantum Surgical.

“We are thrilled to have Pr. Milot and Dr. Naranayan, two of our top users, joining the SAB. Their experience with Epione® will be extremely valuable to advise on Quantum Surgical’s clinical strategy and help develop its adoption” says Leatitia Messner, Chief Clinical Officer at Quantum Surgical.

The Quantum Surgical SAB is a multi-disciplinary board composed of international experts in the field of image-guided interventional oncology:

  • Professor Steven D. Colquhoun (US), Professor of Surgical Oncology, Liver, Pancreas & Biliary Surgery, Medical College of Georgia (GA)
  • Professor Thierry De Baere (FR), Interventional radiologist at Gustave Roussy Cancer Center (Villejuif).
  • Professor Nishita Kothary (US), Interventional Radiologist at Stanford University Medical Center (Stanford, CA).
  • Professor David C. Madoff (US), Interventional Radiologist at Yale New Haven Hospital (New Haven, CT).
  • Professor Laurent Milot (FR), Deputy Chief Vascular & Interventional Radiology at the Hospices Civils de Lyon.
  • Dr. Govindarajan Naranayan (USA), Chief of interventional oncology in Miami.

Professor Luigi Solbiati (IT), Interventional Radiologist, pioneer of percutaneous liver ablation techniques, Professor of Radiology at Humanitas University (Rozzano – Milan), is honorary member of this Scientific Advisory Board.

Epione® is a robot-assisted technology that allows physicians to perform safe and effective percutaneous tumor ablations, a minimally invasive treatment in which one or several needles are inserted through the skin to the tumor to destroy it.

Epione® is CE marked in Europe for abdomen and lung tumors, and FDA cleared for abdominal tumors. Epione® is available at the Gustave Roussy Cancer Center in Villejuif, as well as at the Hospices Civils de Lyon and in Miami. Hundreds of patients have already been treated worldwide.

Source: Quantum Surgical

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