Techradar – The progress of medicine is a remarkable thing. There was a time when doctors couldn’t fully map the human body, and a time when drilling a hole into a patient’s skull was a genuine medical procedure; now we’ve mapped not just the human body but the human genome…
Fox News – In a medical first, surgeons have used a robot to operate inside the human eye, greatly improving the accuracy of a delicate surgery to remove fine membrane growth on the retina. Such growth distorts vision and, if left unchecked, can lead to blindness in the affected eye.
What a Future!! – Since its inception in 2000, Da Vinci Surgical Robot has revolutionized the way surgeries are done. Da Vinci has been used on more than 2 million patients since it got FDA approval and is the only surgical robot that has that kind of record.
MassDevice – More than four-fifths of the 100 largest medical device companies in the world saw their stock prices increase during the first three months of 2017. The situation suggests that even with the uncertainty around what the Trump administration in the U.S. is going to do, investors are confident that the future looks bright for the industry.
In an exciting year for healthcare, orthopedic device companies underwent mergers and acquisitions, strove to find the most innovative solutions and made calculated decisions in the hopes of achieving long-term success as the market becomes increasingly competitive.
Dr. Matthew T. Hummel of Commonwealth Orthopaedic Centers performed the first total knee replacement surgery using new robotic-arm assisted technology at St. Elizabeth Healthcare — technology available at only a handful of medical centers in the nation.
Surgical robotics systems stole the show at this year’s annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, but analysts are struggling to assess what the rate of adoption and peak penetration will be for these robots.
These new orthopedic products generated a lot of buzz at last week’s meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Johnson & Johnson and Verily Life Sciences (formerly Google Life Sciences) have a joint venture to create the next generation of robotic surgery souped up
For roughly three decades, medical robots have assisted surgeons in the operating theater. They provide a steady hand and can make tiny incisions with pinpoint
Zimmer Biomet (NYSE:ZBH) expects to launch a robot-assisted surgery platform for total knee procedures during the 2nd half of 2018, the company said this week at the
Stryker (NYSE:SYK) said today it launched the robotic-arm assisted total knee arthroplasty application for use with its Mako System, touting it as the 1st and only
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