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First-Ever Clinical Trial Initiated for Neural Interface that Turns Thoughts into Speech
Synchron, Inc. today announced the initiation of the first clinical trial for the Stentrode™, a minimally-invasive neural interface technology being investigated for restoration of communication in people with severe paralysis. The trial will evaluate the safety of Thought-to-Text™ technology in patients, by assessing...
April 9, 2019
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Zimmer Biomet Receives FDA Clearance for Robotic ROSA One Spine System
Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc., a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance of the ROSA® ONE Spine System for robotically assisted minimally invasive and complex spine surgeries, strengthening the Company’s comprehensive ROSA® ONE Brain and...
March 25, 2019
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FDA Warns Against Using Surgical Robots in Cancer Surgeries
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday warned against the use of robotically assisted devices for mastectomies and other cancer surgeries, asserting the products may pose safety risks and result in poor outcomes for patients. The agency said it decided to issue...
March 4, 2019
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Axilum Wins 510(k) Clearance for Robotic TMS System
Axilum Robotics, which specializes in the development of medical robots, announced that two weeks after the CE mark, it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market the TMS-Cobot TS MV for the spatial positioning and...
February 27, 2019
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Intuitive Surgical Gains FDA Clearance for Lung Cancer Biopsy Robot
Intuitive Surgical Inc. said last week that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared its Ion system. The robotic endoluminal system is designed to enable doctors to conduct minimally invasive biopsies deep within the lung. Ion includes an articulating...
February 25, 2019
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J&J Acquires Robotic-Surgery Firm Auris for $3.4 Billion
Focused on creating the next frontier of surgery, Johnson & Johnson, today announced that Ethicon, Inc., entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Auris Health, Inc. for approximately $3.4 billion in cash. Additional contingent payments of up to $2.35 billion,...
February 13, 2019
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Northwestern Memorial Hospital Performs First US Robotic Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
Northwestern Memorial Hospital is the first in the country to successfully complete robotic-assisted lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) using the da Vinci Xi Surgical System® to remove diseased, emphysematous tissue within the lungs for the treatment of severe emphysema, a progressive form of...
January 21, 2019
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TransEnterix Wins FDA Clearance for Senhance Ultrasonic Instruments
TransEnterix, Inc., a medical device company that is digitizing the interface between surgeons and patients to improve minimally invasive surgery, today announced the Company received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Senhance Ultrasonic System. “Advanced energy devices are used within a high percentage...
January 15, 2019
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IRRAS’s Intracranial Bleeding Management Device Used on First U.S. Patient
IRRAS AB, a commercial-stage medical-technology company, today announced that the first patient in the United States was successfully treated with IRRAflow, the company’s initial product that offers an innovative, therapeutic approach to the fluid management of patients with intracranial bleeding. “The US is the largest market for intracranial procedures, and...
January 10, 2019
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