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Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Artist Paints Medical Helmets For Babies
Artist Paula Strawn paints boring white medical helmets for babies into something cool! These helmets are meant to reshape the skulls of children who were born with Flat Head Syndrome. Medical science, man. I love it. related question: How do they fix Big Head...
January 8, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Robotic Surgeries Positioned to Surge Over Next Five Years
U.S. surgeons predict a big increase in robot-assisted surgeries over the next five years, especially for colorectal and hernia procedures, according to a survey by RBC Capital Markets. About 15% of surgeries today involve the use of robots, and the figure could hit...
October 27, 2015
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Intuitive Surgical and Trumpf Medical Team Up to Address Hospitals’ Need for Operating Room Integration
Intuitive Surgical and Trumpf Medical are now offering Integrated Table Motion for the da Vinci® Xi® Surgical System in Europe. This first-of-its-kind product includes the latest Intuitive Surgical robotic-assisted surgical system and Trumpf Medical’s advanced operating table, the TruSystem® 7000dV. The surgical system...
October 27, 2015
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Robotic Radical Cystectomy Gaining Momentum as Alternative Open Approach
Despite the decline in morbidity and mortality of open radical cystectomy (ORC) during the past two decades, the high rate of perioperative complications remains a challenge for clinicians. After a rocky start with a technically challenging laparoscopic approach, the robot-assisted procedure offered a new horizon. Expanding...
October 14, 2015
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