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Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Next Generation Stent Retriever Receives 510(k) Clearance
CERENOVUS, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, announced today it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for EMBOTRAP II Revascularization Device, a next generation stent retriever used to capture and remove...
May 22, 2018
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Miniature Human Brains Implanted in Mice Skulls Grow for Months
The mice behaved just like others of their kind, as far as scientists could tell, and they also looked the same — except for the human mini brain that had been implanted into each rodent’s own cortex, made visible by...
April 18, 2018
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Hair-Sized Fiber-Optic Probe Measures Temperatures Deep Inside the Brain
Researchers at the University of Adelaide have developed a tiny fiber-optic probe that can measure temperatures deep inside the body, while imaging structures in the region of interest. The probe, which has a similar thickness to a human hair, could...
April 16, 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...
January 18, 2018
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...
September 26, 2017
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),...
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...
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,...
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...
September 2, 2016
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