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Ekso Bionics to Demonstrate Bionic Exoskeleton Technology at Canaccord Genuity Conference

Ekso Bionics to Demonstrate Bionic Exoskeleton Technology at Canaccord Genuity Conference

Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc., a robotic exoskeleton company, announced today that Nathan Harding, chief executive officer and co-founder, will present at the Canaccord Genuity 34th Annual Growth Conference on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time at The InterContinental Hotel in Boston, MA. [More]
Long-Distance, Telerobotic Ultrasound Examinations Improve Healthcare Access and Delivery

Long-Distance, Telerobotic Ultrasound Examinations Improve Healthcare Access and Delivery

While in Germany, Partho P. Sengupta, MD, of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai used a computer to perform a robot-assisted trans-Atlantic ultrasound examination on a person in Boston. [More]
Body-Mounted Astronaut Joystick for Telerobotics to be Tested aboard the International Space Station

Body-Mounted Astronaut Joystick for Telerobotics to be Tested aboard the International Space Station

The fifth and final mission of the European Space Agency (ESA) Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV), scheduled for launch on July 29, will deliver new research investigations to the International Space Station. [More]
Adachi to Distribute Hansen Medical’s Robotic Systems in Japan

Adachi to Distribute Hansen Medical’s Robotic Systems in Japan

Hansen Medical, Inc., a global leader in intravascular robotics, and Adachi Co., Ltd. today announced a distribution agreement for Magellan™ and Sensei® Robotic Systems in Japan. As part of the distribution agreement, Adachi is responsible for obtaining Japanese Marketing approval from the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency for the Magellan and Sensei Robotic Systems. [More]
Robotic/Virtual-Reality Training Systems Used in Study for Better Stroke-Rehabilitation Therapies

Robotic/Virtual-Reality Training Systems Used in Study for Better Stroke-Rehabilitation Therapies

Helping people recover from the debilitating effects of a stroke is an immensely complex challenge that requires deep knowledge of neurophysiology as well as effective therapy. [More]
Simplified Anesthesia Procedure Evaluated in Robot-Assisted Surgery Study for Severe Sleep Apnea

Simplified Anesthesia Procedure Evaluated in Robot-Assisted Surgery Study for Severe Sleep Apnea

A simplified anesthesia procedure may enable more widespread use of preoperative testing to demonstrate the cause of airway obstruction in patients with severe sleep apnea, suggests a study in Anesthesia & Analgesia. [More]
Robotic Electrode System Helps Maintain Contact with Neurons

Robotic Electrode System Helps Maintain Contact with Neurons

They are with us every moment of every day, controlling every action we make, from the breath we breathe to the words we speak, and yet there is still a lot we don’t know about the cells that make up our nervous systems. When things go awry and nerve cells don’t communicate as they should, the consequences can be devastating. Speech can be slurred, muscles stop working on command and memories can be lost forever. [More]
Minimally Invasive Robotics Conference to Focus on Single-Site Surgery

Minimally Invasive Robotics Conference to Focus on Single-Site Surgery

The 4th Annual Minimally Invasive Robotics Conference being held by Mercy Medical Center is on August 1 – 2, 2014 in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Dwight Im has put together a strong group of faculty and an agenda that features important topics to help trained surgeons expand their surgical techniques in minimally invasive surgery. [More]
Intuitive Surgical Robotics Fellowship Course Launched Through AATS Graham Foundation

Intuitive Surgical Robotics Fellowship Course Launched Through AATS Graham Foundation

Intuitive Surgical today announced the launch of the first annual Intuitive Surgical Robotics Fellowship Course through the American Association for Thoracic Surgery's (AATS) Graham Foundation. [More]
Robotic Bladder Surgery May Not Reduce Risk of Complications or Shorten Hospital Stays

Robotic Bladder Surgery May Not Reduce Risk of Complications or Shorten Hospital Stays

The findings of a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine will give surgeons pause because they will be surprised by the results, Jennifer K. Yates, MD, told Reuters. [More]
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