Robotics Surgery

Why Did R&D Jump 2x In 4 Years for Intuitive Surgical?

Released on December 5, 2019

Intuitive Surgical’s (NASDAQ:ISRG) research and development (R&D) expenses jumped 2x from $197 million in 2015 to $418 million in 2018, due […]

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Robotics Surgery

Vicarious Spices up Surgical Robotics with Virtual Reality

Released on December 5, 2019

A medtech startup is shaking up the surgical robotics space by adding virtual reality to the equation. Vicarious Surgical is developing […]

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FDA Robotics Surgery

Vicarious Surgical Announces Breakthrough Designation by the FDA, Appoints Scott Huennekens to Board of Directors

Released on December 4, 2019

First surgical robot to be granted Breakthrough Device classification BOSTON, Dec. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Vicarious Surgical Inc., the leading innovator in virtual […]

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Robotics Surgery

As ‘Robot Wars’ Kick-In, Is Robotic Surgery Ripe for an ‘iPhone Moment’?

Released on December 4, 2019

Is widespread adoption of surgical robots around the corner? The question is certainly timely given the recent developments in the sector. […]

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Orthopedic Robotics Spine

Medtronic launches Mazor X robot surgery system in India

Released on December 3, 2019

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) subsidiary India Medtronic has reportedly launched its Mazor X Stealth Edition robotic guidance surgical system across India. Last week, surgeons […]

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MedTech Robotics Surgery

GE Healthcare bulks up in 3D printing, robotics, patient monitoring

Released on December 2, 2019

Dive Brief: GE Healthcare unveiled a string of deals to expand its presence in the growing fields of 3D printing, surgical […]

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Robotics

How a Pediatric Robot is Making Education Real for Nursing Students

Released on December 2, 2019

Robotic simulators help train medical students face real-life scenarios without endangering patients. For nursing students at Bunker Hill Community College in […]

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FDA Cleared Robotics

Intuitive gets FDA go-ahead for robotic system sealing instrument, power generator

Released on December 2, 2019

Dive Brief: FDA has cleared two Intuitive technologies for use in sealing procedures, the Sunnyvale, ​California-based company said last week. The devices […]

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Radiology Robotics

XACT Robotics Debuts its Robotic Technology at RSNA 2019

Released on November 26, 2019

First hands-free robotic system combines image-based planning and navigation with instrument insertion and steering of various instruments to a desired target […]

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Robotics

XACT Robotics Appoints Industry Veteran Brian L. Allen as its Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Released on November 21, 2019

– Former architect of MAKO Surgical’s commercial strategy to lead commercialization focused activities as Vice President of Sales & Marketing – – First hands-free […]

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CE Mark Robotics Surgery

Avatera Robot Cleared in Europe for Minimally Invasive Laparoscopies

Released on November 19, 2019

A German company called avateramedical GmbH won European regulatory approval for its avatera robot-assisted, minimally invasive surgical system. The CE Mark […]

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Robotics Vascular

Corindus Completes First-Ever, Transcontinental Simulated Telerobotic Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Procedures Over 5G, Fiber, and Public Internet Networks

Released on November 18, 2019

Leading interventional cardiologist utilizes CorPath® vascular robotic technology to successfully demonstrate feasibility of long-distance, multi-location remote procedures over existing and developmental […]

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