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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...
August 25, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
iotaMotion Raises $2 Million To Develop Surgical Robotics For Cochlear Implantation
IOWA CITY, Iowa, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — iotaMotion, Inc., a medical device start-up spun out from the University of Iowa’sOtolaryngology Department, announced today that the company has raised $2 million in a seed financing round to fuel the development of novel robotic systems for cochlear...
August 18, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
TransEnterix Announces Enhanced Capability to Perform Micro Incision Robotic Surgery
  RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TransEnterix, Inc. (NYSE MKT: TRXC), a medical device company that is pioneering the use of robotics to improve minimally invasive surgery, today announced that surgeons have now performed the first 3mm micro laparoscopic robotic surgeries...
August 1, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Mazor Receives Orders For 19 Surgical Robotic Systems
The surgical robotic company expects its second quarter revenue to reach $15.4 million. Mazor Robotics Ltd. (Nasdaq: MZOR; TASE:MZOR) today announced that it had received 19 orders for its robot surgical systems in the second quarter of 2017. The company...
July 10, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Robots for Assisted Living 
The Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL) will host the first European- Commission funded European Robotics League (ERL) tournament for service robots to be held in the UK. Two teams from the BRL and Birmingham will pitch their robots against each other...
June 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
SELLING in the O.R. — 6 Rules For Knowing When to Speak Up… and When to Keep Your Mouth Shut
We wanted to share a great article from Hannibal Bray – Medical Device Sales Leader & Coach, New Technology Expert.  Make sure to click the link below to read the article in its entirety and share his article with your connections. 1. The...
May 25, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Virtual Reality Improving Operating Room Efficiency
Traditional medtech companies are hoping to be a better partner to hospitals as the latter embark upon improving hospital efficiency. Some medtechs are even embracing cutting-edge technology. Take Stryker, the orthopedics company out of Kalamazoo, Michigan. It is giving hospital administrators, surgeons, and...
May 22, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Robotic Drill Could Perform Surgery 50x Faster
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — A robotic drill could perform your future surgery — way, way faster than usual. Researchers from the University of Utah have created an automated machine that can do a complicated cranial surgery 50 times faster than...
May 3, 2017
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