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Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Vicarious Surgical Wins FDA Breakthrough Designation for Surgical Robot
Vicarious Surgical Inc., the leading innovator in virtual reality and robotics for minimally invasive surgical treatments, announced today they were recently granted the Breakthrough Device Designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA Breakthrough Devices Program is...
December 9, 2019
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
FDA Has Cleared Two Intuitive Technologies for Use in Sealing Procedures
Intuitive, a global technology leader in minimally invasive care and the pioneer of robotic-assisted surgery, announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearance of two innovative technologies for two of the company’s da Vinci® surgical systems to help improve procedures that require...
December 2, 2019
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Baxter to Expand Advanced Surgery Portfolio With Acquisition of Seprafilm Adhesion Barrier
Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), a leading global medical products company, today entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Seprafilm Adhesion Barrier and related assets from Sanofi. The agreement is the latest example of Baxter’s continued focus on acquiring products and technologies that...
December 2, 2019
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
PENTAX Medical Launches DEC HD Duodenoscope in the United States
PENTAX Medical, a healthcare industry leader in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, has announced the United States launch of its DEC™ HD Duodenoscope, an advanced, high-definition duodenoscope that features multiple disposable components, including the sterile distal cap and elevator lever, for unit...
November 25, 2019
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Data Show Zilver PTX Leads to Fewer Complications and Shorter Hospital Stays Than Traditional Bypass Surgery 
At this year’s VEITHsymposium, Dr. Marc Bosiers presented data that show that patient treatment with the Zilver PTX stent has several benefits when compared to traditional bypass surgery. The data, which were gathered from a randomized controlled trial, show that...
November 20, 2019
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Avatera Robot Cleared in Europe for Minimally Invasive Laparoscopies
Avateramedical GmbH, an innovative German medical technology company, today announced the successful completion of the CE conformity assessment procedure for its avatera® system for robot-assisted, minimally invasive surgery. All four components of the system – the surgical robot and control unit, the...
November 20, 2019
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Cleveland Clinic First in the World to Perform Robotic Single-Port Kidney Transplant 
Cleveland Clinic is the first hospital in the world to successfully perform a robotic single-port kidney transplant, which enables all surgical instruments and the donor kidney to be placed through one small abdominal incision. The Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute...
November 14, 2019
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
EDAP to Introduce New Endo-UP Endourology Platform During the 2019 World Congress of Endourology
EDAP TMS SA, the global leader in therapeutic ultrasound, announced today the introduction of a new concept of Endourology Platform during the WCE congress, which is being held in Abu Dhabi, October 29 – November 2, 2019. Endo-UP® is a...
November 7, 2019
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
First-of-its-Kind XACT Robotic System Cleared by FDA for Percutaneous Interventional Procedures
XACT Robotics™ Ltd. today announced that its first robotic system was cleared to market in the U.S. for use during computed tomography (CT) guided percutaneous interventional procedures. XACT’s technology is the first hands-free robotic system combining image-based planning and navigation with...
October 31, 2019
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