Robotics Surgery

Intuitive eyes new surgery types as competitive pressure looms

Released on January 24, 2020

Dive Brief: Intuitive’s top 2020 goals include increasing U.S. use of its da Vinci robot in hernia repairs, colorectal procedures and […]

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Robotics Surgery

Robotics to Be the Driving Force Behind J&J’s Device Unit

Released on January 23, 2020

Johnson & Johnson is offering a preview of its surgical robotics strategy  May 13th during its Medical Device Business Review Day in […]

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Robotics Surgery

Johnson & Johnson planning a robotic surgery reveal in May

Released on January 23, 2020

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) appears to be preparing a preview of its robotic and digital surgery plans at a Medical Device Business […]

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Cardiology Robotics Surgery

Robocath performs first robotic coronary angioplasties in Germany

Released on January 22, 2020

Robocath announced today that it completed the first robotic coronary angioplasties with its R-One robotic catheter guidance system in Germany. Professor Michael […]

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Spine Surgery

Inspired Spine Announces The Completion Of 1,000 OLLIF Procedures

Released on January 21, 2020

Inspired Spine reached the milestone of completing 1,000 Oblique Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (OLLIF) procedures. This minimally invasive surgical technique is […]

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Robotics Structural Heart Surgery

Robotic Mitral Valve Repair May Offer Benefit for Many Patients

Released on January 21, 2020

Mayo uses the Da Vinci surgical robot to perform minimally invasive mitral valve surgeries to intervene earlier January 20, 2020 — Research has […]

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Funding Orthopedic Surgery

Embody lands $2.5m from DARPA

Released on January 16, 2020

Soft-tissue repair treatment developer Embody announced that it has landed a $2.5 million grant  from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The […]

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MedTech Robotics Surgery

JPM: Microbot Medical unveils disposable device for remote catheter procedures

Released on January 15, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO—At the annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, Microbot Medical unveiled a new device that aims to let physicians conduct a […]

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Ophthalmology Surgery

Pixium Vision announces successful implantation of first patient in the US with the Prima System

Released on January 14, 2020

Implanted in patient suffering from dry form of Age-related Macular Degeneration (dry-AMD) First use of proprietary implantation device specifically developed for […]

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Robotics Surgery

Robotic surgeries surge to 15% all procedures, despite limited evidence

Released on January 14, 2020

Dive Brief: Robot-assisted procedures accounted for 15.1% of all general surgeries in 2018, up from just 1.8% in 2012, according to […]

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Funding Robotics Surgery

Virtual Incision secures $20M to test its gastrointestinal surgery mini-robot

Released on January 14, 2020

Virtual Incision raised $20 million for the development of its miniaturized surgical robot to help support its regulatory programs and clinical […]

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Surgery Women's Health

Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself: Hologic Gets Back to Basics After Cynosure

Released on January 13, 2020

Women’s Health company, Hologic seems to be finished with “big” medtech acquisitions for the near future – instead, turning to tuck-in […]

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