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7 companies using robot-assisted surgery to transform orthopedics

By |June 5th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Clockwise from top left: Medtronic’s Mazor, Smith & Nephew’s Navio, Zimmer Biomet’s Rosa, and Stryker’s Mako robot-assisted orthopedic surgery platforms. [Images courtesy of companies]It seems as if every orthopedic device company is getting involved in robot-assisted surgery — rolling out robots to assist surgeons operating on the knee, hip, shoulder or spine. Two events [...]

Advances in Robotic Surgery for the Operating Room – The Queen’s Medical Center

By |June 4th, 2019|Robotics|

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A Review of Robotics in Heart Surgery

By |May 30th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Micro surgery with surgery robot Robotic surgery systems offer a consistent and precise platform for reproduceable operations. Research has found that these technologies not only assist the surgeon but can improve patient outcomes as well. In the realm of cardiology, robotics-assisted surgery has become popular for its lack of invasiveness. These procedures offer an [...]

Farrer Park Hospital introduces Robotic-Arm Assisted surgery for Full Hip and Knee replacement procedures

By |May 20th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Individuals with joint diseases can be treated more accurately with robotic-arm assisted surgery.SINGAPORE, May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Farrer Park Hospital Singapore is the only private hospital in Singapore that implements Makoplasty Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery for total hip replacements with total knee replacement procedure soon to follow. Osteoarthritis is associated with a breakdown of cartilage in joints [...]

Robotic spine surgery: Faster, safer, better

By |May 17th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] In spinal fusions, screws are placed into bones to create an internal cast so that regrowth can occur. There are risks, including neurological damage such as paralysis and injury to the spinal column. But a new system is making surgeries faster, safer and better. Jack Stone had a pinched nerve in his leg for [...]

Restoration Robotics® to Demonstrate ARTAS iX™ Robotic Hair Restoration System at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

By |May 17th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] World-renowned hair restoration expert Dr. Brian V. Heil, MD, FACS, to present on the growing male aesthetic market and ARTAS Robotic Hair Restoration in booth #749SAN JOSE, Calif., May 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Restoration Robotics, Inc. (HAIR), the global leader in robotic hair restoration, will demonstrate the ARTAS iX™ Hair Restoration System technology at The [...]

Northeastern University student Conor Messer will use his Fulbright Scholarship to design a robot to perform minimally invasive cardiac surgery in Abu Dhabi

By |May 16th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Ever since he can remember, Conor Messer has found himself drawn to the peripheries of his comfort zone. Raised in inner-city Denver, it wasn’t unusual for him to cross paths with people who didn’t look anything like him in his neighborhood, at church and at school. Years later, as a student at Northeastern, Messer [...]

Top 5 Robotic Surgery Systems

By |May 16th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] 3D illustration of surgical robot Robotic surgery systems offer precise, accurate, and easily replicated results that can greatly assist surgeons and improve patient outcomes. The term “robotic surgery” is often viewed as an autonomous robot completing the procedure without human interaction, however it is important to note this is not the case in most [...]

New robotic surgery to remove colon polyps

By |May 1st, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Doctors at Advent Health in Orlando are using the newly Food and Drug Administration-approved Senhance system for minimally invasive abdominal surgery. Unlike other robotic systems, Senhance provides real-time haptic feedback through a surgeon's fingertips. Fifty-nine-year-old Deliz Flores was living in Puerto Rico two years ago when she started having sharp pain in her abdomen. [...]

Self-Driving Catheter Robot Navigates the Heart for Surgery

By |April 28th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Scientist overlooking the catheter as it navigates to a pig’s heart. (Credit: Fagogenis et al., Sci. Robot. 4, eaaw1977 (2019)) When navigating through dark environments, rats swish their whiskers against nearby objects to figure out where they are. As the animals explore, they use this sense of touch to build maps of unfamiliar places. [...]