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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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
September 26, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Titan Medical and Florida Hospital Nicholson Center Announce the World’s First Installation of Sport Surgical System
TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – September 18, 2017) – Titan Medical Inc. (“Titan” or the “Company”) (TSX: TMD)(OTCQB: TITXF), a medical device company focused on the design, development and commercialization of a robotic surgical system for application in minimally invasive surgery (MIS), and Florida...
September 20, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Medical First: Robot Operates Inside Human Eye
In a medical first, surgeons have used a robot to operate inside the human eye, greatly improving the accuracy of a delicate surgery to remove fine membrane growth on the retina. Such growth distorts vision and, if left unchecked, can lead to...
September 12, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Medrobotics Announces World’s First Robotic-Assisted Scarfree™ Colorectal Surgery 
RAYNHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Medrobotics Corp., a medical robotics company, announced today that Dr. Vincent Obias, Director of Robotics and Professor of Colorectal Surgery at the George Washington University Hospital, successfully completed the world’s first colorectal surgery with the Flex Robotic System....
August 31, 2017
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