Malaysia gets first digital operating theatre


  • Technology
  • Tuesday, 24 Aug 2010

KUALA LUMPUR: KPJ Healthcare Bhd, a member of Johor Corporation, unveiled Malaysia’s first digital operating theatre with navigation system. The facility is at its newly opened KPJ Tawakkal Specialist Hospital.

The RM2mil facility will be used for orthopaedic surgery, said KPJ Healthcare managing director Datin Paduka Siti Sa’diah Sheikh Bakir.

“It will also serve as a platform for orthopaedic specialists to share their knowledge, and to enhance healthcare education (in the country),” she said.

According to her, the facility is the second in the region after the one in Singapore. — Bernama

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