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Service Robotics Market Expected to Grow at 21.5% CAGR from 2014 to 2020

Service Robotics Market Expected to Grow at 21.5% CAGR from 2014 to 2020

The report "Service Robotics Market (Professional and Personal), by Application (Defense, Agriculture, Medical, Domestic, Entertainment), & by Geography - Analysis Forecast (2014-2020)", published by MarketsandMarkets, the service robotics market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 21.5% from 2014 to 2020, and reach $19.41 Billion by 2020. [More]
U.S. Colorectal Surgeons Receive Hands-on Training with da Vinci Surgical System

U.S. Colorectal Surgeons Receive Hands-on Training with da Vinci Surgical System

A record number of U.S. colorectal surgeons received hands-on training using the da Vinci Surgical System at the fourth-annual Colorectal Fellowship Training Program, sponsored by Intuitive Surgical. Intuitive Surgical hosted 88 residents this year, up from nine when the program was first offered in 2011. [More]
Two TRU-D SmartUVC Devices Helping JFK and ELWA Hospitals to Battle against Ebola

Two TRU-D SmartUVC Devices Helping JFK and ELWA Hospitals to Battle against Ebola

After a 10-day mission in Monrovia, Republic of Liberia, with inventor Dr. Jeffrey L. Deal, two TRU-D SmartUVC devices continue to aid in the battle against the Ebola virus outbreak at JFK and ELWA hospitals. [More]
Interventional Cardiologists to Highlight Impact of Robotic-Assisted PCI Procedures at TCT 2014

Interventional Cardiologists to Highlight Impact of Robotic-Assisted PCI Procedures at TCT 2014

Precision and radiation protection benefits afforded by robotic-assisted technology will be the focus of a symposium sponsored by Corindus Vascular Robotics at the upcoming Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2014 meeting. [More]
Neuroscientists, Robotics Engineers Demonstrate Viability of Direct Brain-to-Brain Communication in Humans

Neuroscientists, Robotics Engineers Demonstrate Viability of Direct Brain-to-Brain Communication in Humans

In a first-of-its-kind study, an international team of neuroscientists and robotics engineers have demonstrated the viability of direct brain-to-brain communication in humans. Recently published in PLOS ONE the highly novel findings describe the successful transmission of information via the internet between the intact scalps of two human subjects – located 5,000 miles apart. [More]
Hays Medical Center Uses Tele-Stroke Robot to Provide Immediate Care at University of Kansas Hospital

Hays Medical Center Uses Tele-Stroke Robot to Provide Immediate Care at University of Kansas Hospital

As a result of their partnership with the University of Kansas Hospital, Hays Medical Center brought in a Tele-Stroke robot at the beginning of August, which allows local doctors to connect with doctors outside the region in order to assist in treatments for stroke patients. [More]
European Countries Need to Adopt Reimbursement for ICD Home Monitoring, Suggest Suggests

European Countries Need to Adopt Reimbursement for ICD Home Monitoring, Suggest Suggests

Roughly a decade since the start of telemonitoring capabilities in implantable cardiac defibrillators (ICDs), the first financial assessment of the impact of home monitored follow-up estimates the cost to physicians, hospitals and insurance providers is the same as traditional in-office monitoring, according to a new study. [More]
ECRI Institute, Hartford Hospital Jointly Launch New Conference on Surgical Robotic Training and Safety

ECRI Institute, Hartford Hospital Jointly Launch New Conference on Surgical Robotic Training and Safety

Robotic surgery is creating buzz among the surgical community, patients, and media, both for the promise of improved outcomes and the potential risks to patient safety. The quick deployment of surgical robots and market pressures to use this expensive new technology are prompting facilities to evaluate their robotic surgery training programs and ensure proper education for the entire surgical team. [More]
Modified Rail for Magellan Robotic System Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance

Modified Rail for Magellan Robotic System Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance

Hansen Medical, Inc., a global leader in intravascular robotics, today announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for a modified rail for the Magellan™ Robotic System, which enables the company to begin commercial introduction of the Magellan™ Transport System. [More]
Costs of Robot-Assisted Prostate Removal Surgery Decreasing Over Time

Costs of Robot-Assisted Prostate Removal Surgery Decreasing Over Time

A new study reveals that the U.S. has experienced widespread adoption of robot-assisted prostate removal surgery to treat prostate cancer in recent years. The BJU International study also found that while such surgeries are more expensive than traditional surgeries, their costs are decreasing over time. [More]
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