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Surgery and Surgical Robotics
7D Surgical’s Cranial Machine-Vision Guided Surgical System FDA Approved
7D Surgical announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Cranial Module.  This achievement is a crucial step in the commercial launch of 7D Surgical’s innovative Machine-vision Image Guided Surgery...
August 13, 2018
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Implantable Surgical Mesh may cause Autoimmune Disorders
Surgical mesh implants, often used for hernia or gynecological repair, may be the reason so many patients report symptoms of an autoimmune disorder, according to a University of Alberta rheumatologist. ‘In my practice, I studied 40 patients who had mesh...
August 1, 2018
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Novel Intracranial Fluid Management System Receives 510(k)
IRRAS AB, a commercial-stage medical technology company focused on developing and commercializing transformative treatments to manage intracranial fluids, announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for IRRAflow, its integrated, closed medical device system that...
July 17, 2018
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Digital Surgery’s AI Platform Will Guide Surgical Teams Through Complex Procedures
Digital Surgery, a health tech company shaping the future of surgery through the convergence of surgical expertise and technology, today announced it has developed and successfully demonstrated the world’s first real-time, dynamic artificial intelligence (AI) system designed for the operating...
July 16, 2018
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Onkos Surgical and Insight Medical Systems Team Up On an Augmented Reality Surgical System
Insight Medical Systems has teamed up with Onkos Surgical, Inc. to explore opportunities to apply Insight Medical’s ARVIS™ (Augmented Reality Visualization and Information System) in musculoskeletal oncology. The companies are working on a pilot project to assess the technology for use in tumor...
July 11, 2018
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
FDA Clearance for Embolx’s Next Gen Sniper Balloon Occlusion Microcatheter
Embolx, Inc., a medical device company developing microcatheters for arterial embolization procedures, today announced that the company has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its next generation family of Sniper® Balloon Occlusion Microcatheters,...
July 9, 2018
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Brain Stimulation May Reduce Desire to Commit Sexual Assault
Stimulating the prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain responsible for controlling complex ideas and behaviors, can reduce a person’s intention to commit a violent act by more than 50 percent, according to research published in the Journal of Neuroscience from the University...
July 3, 2018
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
MIT’s 3D Printed Walking, Drug-Transporting Magnets
MIT engineers have created soft, 3-D-printed structures whose movements can be controlled with a wave of a magnet, much like marionettes without the strings. The menagerie of structures that can be magnetically manipulated includes a smooth ring that wrinkles up,...
June 15, 2018
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Intuitive Surgical Invests $15m Into Lung Cancer Startup
Intuitive Surgical has struck a deal with lung disease technology firm Broncus Medical. The multipart agreement includes a $15 million investment, technology development collaboration and a licensing deal. Broncus has built its business upon a portfolio of technology platforms that support the...
June 13, 2018
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