For Surgical Excellence

For Surgical Excellence
Translational Center for surgery
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Innovation driving scientific progress in a research experiment at OR-X

The Operating Room X (OR-X) is an open-access center for surgical research and training. As a national research infrastructure, OR-X combines a highly realistic surgical environment with cutting-edge technology. At the heart of OR-X is a fully equipped operating room, designed for tomorrow's surgical research and training.

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What makes OR-X different?

OR-X – for Surgical Excellence

Our mission is to improve tomorrow's surgery by creating and implementing innovative and disruptive technologies that transform the standard of care and ultimately benefit patients.

A word from the initiator

Today, most surgical research and education takes place in a real operating room. Practical skills are taught on patients. As a technologically advanced research and education infrastructure, OR-X is an ideal environment for surgical training using real instruments and the latest surgical technologies, without compromising patient care. It is also a platform for developing surgical innovations that can be quickly and safely translated into clinical practice.

Facts and figures

  • 18.2 0 Surgical data in gigabytes
  • 0 0 Scientific articles
  • 92 0 Trained medical professionals
  • 42 0 R&D experiments

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News & Events

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  • Press releases

    OR-X officially opened

    The OR-X Translational Center for Surgery is officially opened.

  • Control Room OR-X

    OR-X goes online

    The Translational Center for Surgery OR-X has a new online presence.

  • Cutting-edge research in motion
    Press releases

    Recognized as a national research infrastructure

    OR-X has been included by the Swiss Federation in the list of national research infrastructures.