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Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Neuromonitoring Company Founded by Former NFL Quarterback Set to Go Public
Assure Holdings, an intraoperative neuromonitoring company founded by former NFL quarterback Preston Parsons, will begin trading on the TSX Venture Exchange on May 29, under the trading symbol IOM. Assure Neuromonitoring, a wholly owned subsidiary of Assure Holdings Inc. (IOM:TSX.V), provides intraoperative neuromonitoring...
June 13, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Do You Believe? Elon Musk Promises Human-to-Human Telepathy with New Company Neuralink
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, by way of blogger and cartoonist Tim Urban, has revealed in a 36,400-word illustrated explainer the thinking behind his new company Neuralink and its mission to use brain implants to directly link human minds to computers. The post argues that we...
April 24, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Synaptive Medical Completes First Install of Revolutionary Brain Surgery Technology 
NEW YORK, NEW YORK (September 20, 2016) — Synaptive Medical, a medical device company relentlessly pursuing connections to transform the process of care, has successfully installed their BrightMatter™ technology at Mount Sinai Health System in New York City. Mount Sinai, ranked #12 in...
September 28, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
World’s First Drug-Free Miniature Wireless Pain Relief Neurostimulator 
MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stimwave LLC, a medical device manufacturer and independent research institute headquartered in South Florida, has achieved long-term success for hundreds of pain patients during the early adaptor rollout of the world’s first miniature wireless pain relief system. Embraced by pain specialists seeking...
September 2, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Stanford University Neurosurgery Embraces Surgical Theater’s Virtual Reality Platform
Surgical Theater’s Virtual Reality (VR) medical visualization platform lands at Stanford University, Department of Neurosurgery, in the heart of Silicon Valley where medical innovation converges with technology to usher in the next-generation of patient engagement and health care. Stanford University leads the way...
July 22, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Baby Bentley Born with Brain Formed Outside of Skull
When Sierra Yoder went with her husband Dustin to get her 22-week ultrasound and find out the sex of their baby, she was shocked when the concerned doctor sent her to a neurosurgeon. Soon after, the baby was diagnosed with encephalocele, a condition affecting 1...
June 23, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
New Imaging Method Captures a Detailed Snapshot of Brain
When it comes to measuring brain activity, scientists have tools that can take a precise look at a small slice of the brain (less than one cubic millimeter), or a blurred look at a larger area. Now, researchers at Rockefeller University have described...
June 1, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Stentrode Brain Implant Helps People with Disorders and Disabilities Move
What do you get when you cross a stent with a bunch of electrodes? It is a “stentrode,” a minimally invasive brain implant made from off-the-shelf components to help patients with physical disabilities and neurological disorders to move their limbs. The size of...
May 27, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
St. Jude Medical Stroke Prevention Device Recommended for FDA Approval
A group of doctors convened by the Food and Drug Administration decided Tuesday that a new St. Jude Medical heart device to prevent strokes appears safe and effective, after more than 13 years of U.S. clinical research for the Minnesota-invented gadget. By a...
May 26, 2016
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