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Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery May Benefit Fragile Transplant Recipients

Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery May Benefit Fragile Transplant Recipients

An innovative kidney transplant technique developed by Henry Ford Hospital is credited as the first in the world to use a new set of patient safety standards coordinated by the University of Oxford in England. [More]
Patient Treated with Robotic CyberKnife for Vocal Cord Cancer

Patient Treated with Robotic CyberKnife for Vocal Cord Cancer

Stephen Wiley, a lifelong cowboy from Terrell, has helped UT Southwestern Medical Center pioneer a new treatment for vocal cord cancer. Mr. Wiley volunteered to be the world’s first known patient to be treated for vocal cord cancer with CyberKnife, a surgeon-controlled robotic device that destroys tumors with highly precise doses of radiation. [More]
Stereotaxis Seeks FDA 510(k) Approval for Vdrive Robotic Navigation System with V-Loop Manipulator

Stereotaxis Seeks FDA 510(k) Approval for Vdrive Robotic Navigation System with V-Loop Manipulator

Stereotaxis, Inc. announced today that it has submitted a 510(k) Premarket Notification with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Company's Vdrive™ Robotic Navigation System with V-Loop™ Variable Loop Catheter Manipulator. This submission includes both the single arm system (Vdrive) and the two arm system (Vdrive Duo). [More]
Mazor Robotics to Debut New Renaissance Guidance System Brain Module at AANS Meeting

Mazor Robotics to Debut New Renaissance Guidance System Brain Module at AANS Meeting

On April 7, 2014, Mazor Robotics will debut and officially launch the new Renaissance Guidance System brain module at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) annual meeting. The Renaissance system is FDA-cleared for both spine and brain surgery. [More]
Medrobotics to Market Robot-Assisted Surgical Device Inspired by Snake Robots

Medrobotics to Market Robot-Assisted Surgical Device Inspired by Snake Robots

Medrobotics Corp. has announced it will begin limited marketing in Europe of a robot-assisted surgical device that is based on the snake robot research of Howie Choset, Carnegie Mellon University professor of robotics. [More]
Bestech Plans to Install Mazor Robotics’ Renaissance System at Shaare Zedek Medical Center

Bestech Plans to Install Mazor Robotics’ Renaissance System at Shaare Zedek Medical Center

Mazor Robotics Ltd., a developer of innovative guidance systems and complementary products, announced today that it has received an order for a Renaissance® system from Bestech, its distribution partner in Israel. This represents the fifth system sold in Israel, and Bestech plans on installing the system at Shaare Zedek Medical Center, located in central Jerusalem. [More]
Authentidate InscrybeMD® Telehealth Solution Selected by Florida Hospital for Remote Service to Patients

Authentidate InscrybeMD® Telehealth Solution Selected by Florida Hospital for Remote Service to Patients

Authentidate Holding Corp., a provider of secure web-based software applications and telehealth products and services for healthcare organizations, today announced that Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center has selected the Authentidate InscrybeMD® telehealth solution using the Electronic House Call™ device (EHC) to provide clinical services to their patients remotely. [More]
Robotic Exoskeleton Company, Ekso Bionics Launches New Engineering Services Division

Robotic Exoskeleton Company, Ekso Bionics Launches New Engineering Services Division

Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc., a robotic exoskeleton company, announced today that co-founder Russ Angold was named president of the company's division focused on technology development and future applications, formally named Ekso Labs. [More]
Japanese MHLW Grants Shonin Approval to Accuray CyberKnife M6 System

Japanese MHLW Grants Shonin Approval to Accuray CyberKnife M6 System

Accuray Incorporated announced today it received Shonin approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) to market the CyberKnife® M6™ System to treat radiation therapy patients. [More]
Image-Based Guidance System Potentially Superior for High-Precision Minimally Invasive Surgery

Image-Based Guidance System Potentially Superior for High-Precision Minimally Invasive Surgery

Johns Hopkins researchers have devised a computerized process that could make minimally invasive surgery more accurate and streamlined using equipment already common in the operating room. [More]