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Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Harvard Researchers Create Soft Robotic Arm to Make Endoscopies Easier
Harvard researchers have created a rigid-soft robotic arm for endoscopes that can sense, flex and has multiple degrees of freedom. Flexible endoscopes fit through narrow passages to reach difficult parts of the body. Once they reach their target, the devices need rigid surgical...
August 25, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Scandal Over Tainted Olympus Scopes Renews Call For Tougher Requirements on Medical Device Warnings
A U.S. lawmaker is renewing his push for Congress to toughen requirements on medical device warnings, calling Olympus Corp.’s 2013 decision against issuing a broad alert to U.S. hospitals about scope-related superbug outbreaks “despicable.” Rep. Ted Lieu, a Democrat from California, says internal...
August 1, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Global Endoscopy Devices Paced for Rapid Growth
  The Global Endoscopy Devices Market is estimated to be $30.1 billion in 2014 and is poised to reach $47.6 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 5.90% from 2014 to 2022. Some of the key factors driving the market growth are...
March 9, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Endoscope Maker Olympus Agrees To $646 Million Settlement Over Kickbacks
Medical device maker Olympus Corp., already under federal investigation for its role in superbug outbreaks, has agreed to pay $646 million to resolve criminal and civil probes into illegal kickbacks and bribes to doctors and hospitals. Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that the company’s...
March 3, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Capsule Endoscopy Market Is Anticipated To Reach $886.3M
Global Capsule Endoscopy market is expected to reach USD 886.3 million by 2022; according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing prevalence of colorectal cancer, GI diseases and growing demand for precise and accurate diagnostic tools are expected to drive the capsule...
February 8, 2016