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UCLA Holds Grand Scale Robotic Surgical Training Sessions

UCLA Holds Grand Scale Robotic Surgical Training Sessions

UCLA’s Center for Advanced Surgical and Interventional Technology and Surgical Science Laboratory are holding UCLA’s first-ever, grand scale robotic surgical training sessions. Nearly 60 residents, fellows and junior faculty from various surgical specialties and hospitals are attending the two-day event, which concludes today. [More]
Mazor Robotics Delivers Three Renaissance Systems During First Quarter 2015

Mazor Robotics Delivers Three Renaissance Systems During First Quarter 2015

Mazor Robotics Ltd., a developer of innovative guidance systems and complementary products, announced today that it received orders and delivered three Renaissance systems, one in the U.S. and two internationally, in the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. In the U.S., the Renaissance system was purchased by Arrowhead Hospital, located in Glendale, AZ. [More]
New Report on Global Exoskeletons Market

New Report on Global Exoskeletons Market

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Exoskeletons: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2015 to 2021 research report of 254 pages, which says exoskeleton markets will be separate and additive to the robotic rehabilitation market. [More]
Paralyzed Chicago Veteran Receives ReWalk Robotics Personal Exoskeleton Device

Paralyzed Chicago Veteran Receives ReWalk Robotics Personal Exoskeleton Device

One night, several months after a motorcycle crash paralyzed him from the chest down in 2012 and ended his U.S. Army special-ops career, Roosevelt "R.J." Anderson Jr. had a dream: he could walk again. [More]
First Prototype of Broca Project Surgical Robot Presented at IMIBIC

First Prototype of Broca Project Surgical Robot Presented at IMIBIC

Last Thursday the 26th March, Universal Robots participated in the official presentation of the Broca Project’s first prototype, a surgical robot developed in Spain by Tecnalia and the University of Malaga whose aim is to make robotics accessible to all hospitals, and allow surgeons to work with a secure and precise device that enables them to carry out operations that usually require laparoscopy surgery. [More]
Unpowered Passive-Elastic Ankle Exoskeleton Helps Walk Using Less Energy

Unpowered Passive-Elastic Ankle Exoskeleton Helps Walk Using Less Energy

Humans have evolved to be incredibly efficient at walking. In fact, simulations of human locomotion show that walking on level ground and at a steady speed should theoretically require no power input at all. [More]
High-Tech Bionic Hand Powered By Human Thoughts

High-Tech Bionic Hand Powered By Human Thoughts

A research team from the University of Houston has created an algorithm that allowed a man to grasp a bottle and other objects with a prosthetic hand, powered only by his thoughts. [More]
Study Highlights Efficacy of Continuous UV-C Disinfection Robots Versus Pulsed Xenon

Study Highlights Efficacy of Continuous UV-C Disinfection Robots Versus Pulsed Xenon

The efficacy of continuous UV-C disinfection robots versus pulsed xenon (PU-UX) was highlighted in a recently published study of ultraviolet (UV) light disinfection systems by an influential infection prevention research team, including Curtis Donskey, M.D. [More]
Pay-for-Performance' Jeopardizing Robotic Prostate Cancer Patients

Pay-for-Performance' Jeopardizing Robotic Prostate Cancer Patients

A "perverse disincentive" for hospitals that have invested in expensive technology for robotic surgery may be jeopardizing prostate cancer patients who seek out the procedure, concluded a new study led by Henry Ford Hospital researchers. [More]
Hansen Medical Completes Distribution Agreement for Magellan Robotic System with SINOPHARM Subsidiary

Hansen Medical Completes Distribution Agreement for Magellan Robotic System with SINOPHARM Subsidiary

Hansen Medical®, Inc., the global leader in intravascular robotics, today announced the completion of an exclusive distribution agreement for commercial activities for the Magellan™ Robotic System in China. [More]