Robotics Surgery

Medtronic Drops Huge Update on Surgical Robotics System

Released on August 22, 2019

Analysts and investors will get their first look at Medtronic’s soft tissue surgical robotics system late…

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MedTech Surgery

5G is being used to perform remote surgery from thousands of miles away, and it could transform the healthcare industry

Released on August 19, 2019

5G makes this possible by cutting latency to an almost instantaneous 2 milliseconds between devices, allowing surgeons to conduct procedures as if they were right next to the patient…

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Surgery

FundamentalVR adds eye-tracking to its VR surgery sim

Released on August 18, 2019

FundamentalVR is on a mission to make VR surgery simulation as robust, convincing, and efficient as possible…

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Robotics Surgery

Medtronic readies device to rival Intuitive Surgical’s da Vinci SP

Released on August 16, 2019

The as-yet-unnamed product is due to hit the market outside the U.S. next year, Hambright wrote…

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AI Surgery

With brain trauma, surgeons don’t always know if an operation will help. Could AI change that?

Released on August 14, 2019

AI is nearing clinical use in many arenas, from detecting cancer in lung scans and a stroke from brain CT images to providing early warning of sepsis or kidney failure…

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Surgery

ZipLine Medical touts Zip incision closure studies

Released on August 14, 2019

ZipLine Medical touted a pair of studies highlighting the positives of its noninvasive Zip surgical skin closure device as an alternative to…

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Surgery

How videogame practice can help surgeons save lives

Released on August 13, 2019

Web content editor Ian Bolland spoke to Eric Gantwerker, vice president and medical director at LevelEx, about how its videogame training can help surgeons develop their skills in…

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Spine Surgery

NuVasive looks to tech pipeline, overseas expansion in bid for spine market share

Released on August 13, 2019

The company said it expects growth to come from expansion into overseas markets and…

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CE Mark Surgery

Misonix lands CE Mark for Nexus ultrasonic platform

Released on August 13, 2019

The Nexus platform is driven by a new proprietary digital algorithm that results in more…

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Robotics Surgery

Japanese government will cover TransEnterix robot-assisted surgeries

Released on August 1, 2019

Japanese health and welfare officials agreed to reimburse healthcare providers for procedures using the TransEnterix (NYSE:TRXC) Senhance robot-assisted surgery device…

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Robotics Surgery

Researchers improve robot-assisted surgery with AI

Released on July 26, 2019

Robot-assisted surgery promises nothing short of a paradigm shift in medicine…

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Surgery

Apollo Endosurgery beats on Q2 sales, misses on earnings

Released on July 25, 2019

Apollo Endosurgery (NSDQ:APEN) reported second-quarter results yesterday that beat analysts’ expectations for sales but…

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