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2014-06-04 08:32:25

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: U.S. Video, High-Tech and Integrated Operating Room Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/u_s_video_high_tech_integrated_operating_room_market.html In 2013, the U.S. market for video, high-tech and integrated OR equipment exceeded $1.8 billion.The video, high-tech and integrated operating room equipment market includes integrated OR components, camera systems,...

2014-06-02 23:00:45

David A. Greuner, M.D., F.A.C.S. of NYC Surgical Associates has been selected by his peers to receive a “Doctors Of Distinction” award from Long Island Pulse Magazine at the Annual Awards Dinner to be held June 3 at The Carltun at Eisenhower Park. East Meadow, NY (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Dr. David Greuner is among fourteen winners of the 2014 “Doctors of Distinction” Awards who will be honored by Long Island Pulse Magazine on Tuesday, June 3. Dr. Greuner is a cardiovascular surgeon...

2014-06-02 12:28:53

BERLIN, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GE Healthcare and Fiagon AG Announce a Patent License AgreementFiagon AG today announced that it has entered into an agreement with GE Healthcare. Under the terms of the agreement, Fiagon will acquire a patent license to several of GE Healthcare's ENT and Cranial navigation technologies. This will help Fiagon surround and back up the 35 issued patents and substantial intellectual property of Fiagon, resulting in greater protection from...

2014-05-28 23:12:04

Corindus Vascular Robotics will present benefits of its CorPath System during May 29 symposium, “Robotic Precision: A Tool to Standardize Today’s Cath Lab,” at SCAI 2014, May 28 –31 Waltham, MA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Corindus Vascular Robotics, the leader in precision vascular robotics, will showcase its CorPath System at the upcoming Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2014 annual scientific session, May 28 –31 in Las Vegas, NV. CorPath is the first...

2014-05-28 08:31:39

MRI-compatible robot leveraged from space program technology inspired by goal to improve neurosurgical precision and outcomes MINNEAPOLIS, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced that the SYMBIS Surgical System - the second generation of the neuroArm® / SYMBIS(TM) program - is a 2014 inductee into the Space Technology Hall of Fame. The Space Foundation honor is directed at technologies originally developed for...

2014-05-23 08:24:19

MILFORD, Conn., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SurgiQuest, Inc. ("SurgiQuest", the "Company"), a leading provider of innovative access technologies for minimally invasive surgery (MIS), today announced that its AirSeal(®) System was highlighted on multiple occasions during the Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association in Orlando, Florida. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140113/NY44266LOGO Three live surgical procedures featuring AirSeal were broadcast before a...

2014-05-09 23:05:53

Dr. Kia Michel, founding member of Comprehensive Urology, is launching a new website devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Dr. Kia Michel of Comprehensive Urology is pleased to announce the launch of a new website for the Integrated Prostate Cancer Center of Los Angeles, a facility dedicated to the treatment of prostate cancer. The new website can be found at ProstateCancerDR.com. “The goal of the Integrated Prostate Cancer...

2014-05-07 16:27:52

Having successfully Pioneered Robotic Surgery, Robert "Bob" Duggan Is Giving Hope to Cancer Patients Through His Innovative Biotech Company SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Robert Duggan is at it again, this time leading the way with innovation in the field of cancer treatment. Duggan is CEO of Pharmacyclics Inc., a biotech company based in Sunnyvale, California. He and his team are experiencing major success in treating patients with Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL)...

2014-05-06 23:10:10

At Comprehensive Urology in Beverly Hills, urologists perform robotic-assisted prostate surgery, a method which has been shown to be more effective when treating prostate cancer. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 A recent study from UCLA has found that robotic-assisted prostatectomy offers a number of advantages over traditional prostatectomy procedures. These benefits include a lower likelihood of patients needing additional treatment and fewer side effects than other prostate...

2014-04-29 23:19:53

See and Select’ Surgical Approach Revolutionizes Recovery Austin, Texas (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 A new minimally invasive surgical approach, referred to as "see and select," allows the surgeon control over how many tiny incisions are needed - from 1-5- as he or she sits at the DaVinci Robotic Surgical System® console. This new advanced technological platform, called Single Site, ensures the fewest possible incisions, and in many cases, a single two-finger-width incision....


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