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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Spine Surgery

joimax® Celebrates Resounding Success at the 2019 German Spine Society (DWG) Convention

Released on December 4, 2019

KARLSRUHE, Germany & IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–joimax®, the Germany-based market leader of technologies and training methods for full-endoscopic minimally-invasive spinal surgery, celebrated […]

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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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MedTech Surgery

J&J’s Ethicon launches Vistaseal fibrin sealant

Released on December 3, 2019

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary Ethicon announced today that it launched its Vistaseal fibrin sealant for managing bleeding during surgery. The sealant system […]

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CE Mark Surgery

Hologic Renews Focus for Breast Health with CE Mark Extension

Released on December 2, 2019

Hologic is wasting little time putting the focus back on its breast health offerings. The Marlborough, MA-based company received an extension […]

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Surgery

Europe Clears RejuvenAir, a New Therapy for COPD with Chronic Bronchitis

Released on December 2, 2019

Chronic bronchitis can be a difficult disease to live with, but when it’s coupled with COPD it can be truly debilitating. […]

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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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Cardiology Surgery

Philips performs millionth procedure on Azurion advanced image-guided therapy platform

Released on November 30, 2019

Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) announced today that the millionth procedure performed with its Azurion image-guided therapy platform took place at GZA Ziekenhuizen in […]

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MedTech Surgery

Protective Membrane for Pacemakers to Make Replacement Surgeries Easier

Released on November 22, 2019

Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a cellulose membrane to cover and protect implantable devices, such as pacemakers. The material can […]

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FDA Cleared Gastroenterology Surgery

PENTAX Medical’s DEC HD Partially Disposable Duodenoscope FDA Cleared

Released on November 21, 2019

PENTAX Medical is releasing its DEC HD duodenoscope, a high-definition device that uses disposable distal caps and elevator levers, in the […]

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