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Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Individually Controlling Magnetic Micromachines Within The Body
Magnetic micromachines can be delivered into the body and then controlled externally using a magnetic field. Such micromachines could be used to deliver a therapeutic agent to a specific location in a minimally invasive manner or control adaptive implants. However, in many cases...
March 7, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Corindus Vascular Robotics Receives $45m Private Placement
Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) got in on a $45 million private placement for Corindus Vascular Robotics (NYSE:CVRS) and the CorPath GRX device it’s developing for cardiac and peripheral vascular procedures. New investors BioStar Ventures, Consonance Capital and Hudson Executive Capital also participated, joining existing backers HealthCor Partners Management and...
March 2, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Can Tiny Robots Revolutionize Eye Surgery?
Last September, Robert MacLaren, an ophthalmologist and professor at Oxford University, plunged a tiny robotic arm into William Beaver’s eye. A membrane had recently contracted on the 70-year-old priest’s retina, pinching it into an uneven shape and causing him to see the world...
February 24, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Healthcare Assistive Robot Market Set to Reach over $950mn by 2024
The industry growth report “Healthcare Assistive Robot Market Size By Product (Surveillance & Security, Humanoid, Rehabilitation, Socially Assistive), By Portability (Fixed base, Mobile), By Application (Stroke, Orthopedics, Cognitive & Motor Skills, Sports), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook (U.S., Canada, Germany, UK, France, Spain,...
February 17, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
7D Surgical Receives FDA 510(K) and Health Canada MDL Clearance for Its Breakthrough Image Guidance
TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — 7D Surgical announced today that it has received both 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and a medical device license from Health Canada enabling the North American commercial launch of its innovative Machine-vision...
February 1, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
The Technological Future of Surgery
The future of surgery offers an amazing cooperation between humans and technology, which could elevate the level of precision and efficiency of surgeries so high we have never seen before. Will we have Matrix-like small surgical robots? Will they pull in and out...
January 19, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Sinus Surgery with High-Tech Navigation Now an In-Office Procedure 
NORWALK, Conn. (WTNH) – Sinus surgery with high-tech navigation. It’s similar to a GPS system and until recently, it was only offered in hospitals. Now it’s down to a small computer and benefiting patients like Eric Fleisch. He is under local anesthesia, awake...
January 10, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Sensor Technology Mimicking the Feeling of Skin and Hair
Researchers at the Harbin Institute of Technology have developed an extremely sensitive tactile sensor that mimics how our hair and skin work together to feel touch, the movement of air, and different textures of objects we come in contact with. The technology may...
December 28, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Behold Robotics With a Human Touch
Robotics researchers at Cornell University made a hand that has something close to a human touch — it can not only touch delicate items but also sense the shape and texture of what it comes into contact with. Such a soft robot hand...
December 20, 2016
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