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Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Robotic Exoskeleton Gives Super-Strength to Wearer by Tenfold
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently gave its stamp of approval to Cyberdyne. But don’t worry: Skynet isn’t on the cards just yet. In fact, it’s a Japanese robotics company that just so happens to have the same name as the...
January 25, 2018
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Medrobotics® Corporation Receives FDA Clearance for World’s First and Only Flexible Transabdominal and Transthoracic Robotic Scope
RAYNHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Medrobotics Corp., a medical robotics company, announced today it has received FDA regulatory clearance to market the Flex® Robotic System for robot-assisted visualization in general surgical, gynecological and thoracic procedures in the United States. This clearance reaffirms the Company’s progress to develop...
January 22, 2018
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Synaptive Medical with Allegheny General Hospital Neurosurgeons First in Pennsylvania to Use Groundbreaking Robotic Surgery System 
TORONTO & PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Synaptive Medical Inc., a Toronto-based medical technology company, announced today that neurosurgeons at Allegheny General Hospital, part of Allegheny Health Network (AHN), will be the first in Pennsylvania to use its latest generation robotic imaging technology for cranial and spinal...
January 18, 2018
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Scalpel Found Inside Body 4 Years After Surgery at CT Veterans Hospital
Glenford Turner had surgery in 2013 at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Connecticut. Four years later, according to a new lawsuit, doctors discovered that a sharp metal surgical instrument had been accidentally left inside the Army veteran’s body. “It’s perplexing to me how...
January 17, 2018
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
A Robotic Implant Could Treat Congenital Disorders in Babies
When implanted, a new robot is able to promote tissue growth by pulling and tugging at organs. It may sound alarming, but this new device could revolutionize the way doctors treat esophageal atresia, a congenital defect in which part of the esophagus is missing at...
January 17, 2018
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
FDA Moves us Closer to a Surgical Robotic Future
Much negativity surrounds the public perception of our robot-ridden future. Indeed, sensationalist fears about thousands or millions of jobs undergoing ruthless robotic appropriation spread like wildfire. But the advancement of intelligent machines isn’t all that miserable. Indeed, some advancements presently making waves will...
October 19, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Mazor Robotics Appoints Medical Device Industry Veteran Ron Tavlin as Vice President- Business Development
CAESAREA, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mazor Robotics Ltd. (TASE: MZOR; NASDAQGM: MZOR), a pioneer and a leader in the field of surgical robotic guidance systems, announced the appointment of Ron A. Tavlin as Vice President, Business Development. In this newly created role, Mr. Tavlin will report...
October 13, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Synaptive Medical Unveils Groundbreaking Surgical Robotic Arm Modus V™
TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Synaptive Medical Inc., a medical device and technology company, today released Modus V™. This second-generation, high-powered digital microscope with a surgical robotic arm is derived from Canadarm technology used on the International Space Station. Designed with feedback from Synaptive’s clinical partners, Modus...
October 11, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
New Device by Bauer Can Protect Against Microscopic Brain Damage
Sports equipment maker Bauer unveiled a collar-like device Wednesday that it says can protect against microscopic brain damage in athletes playing contact sports like hockey, football and soccer. The NeuroShield collar is worn around the neck and applies a slight pressure that increases...
September 26, 2017
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