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2014-03-10 16:32:17

RICKMANSWORTH, England, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightpoint Medical announced today that the company and its surgical collaborators have received GBP1.7M ($2.8M) in grant funding from the UK's innovation agency, the Technology Strategy Board. The grant funding will be used for clinical trials of Lightpoint's intra-operative imaging technology in breast cancer and prostate cancer surgery. Collaborators on the clinical trials include Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation...

2014-03-10 08:29:56

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Minimally Invasive Devices, Inc., an Ohio-based, venture-backed medical device company that specializes in optimizing the surgeon's vision during laparoscopic surgery, today announced the commercial release of Robotic FloShield(TM), designed specifically to be compatible with the da Vinci Surgical System for robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery. "Hospitals invest millions of dollars in da Vinci robotic systems, but the accumulation of...

2014-02-10 23:02:54

CarePoint Health's $2.5 million investment brings state-of-the-art technology to Jersey City. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 At CarePoint Health - Christ Hospital, Dr. Daniel Smith, assisted by Dr. Nayel Helmy and supported by a specialized team of nurses, performed two pioneering robotic surgeries (a hysterectomy and the removal of a complex ovarian mass). Both patients are recovering well and were discharged from the hospital the following day. The surgeries represent a...

2014-01-30 23:02:32

Mount Sinai experts share tips for prostate cancer prevention and new advancements in treatment and detection. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and 230,000 new cases are diagnosed annually. Overall, the five-year survival rate is 100 percent for men with the disease confined to the prostate or nearby tissue. Expert Available for Interview: Ash Tewari,...

2013-10-31 23:25:37

David Samadi, MD, chair of urology at Lenox Hill Hospital, recently received the prestigious John Kingsley Lattimer Award from the Kidney & Urology Foundation of America. New York (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 David Samadi, MD, chair of urology at Lenox Hill Hospital, recently received the prestigious John Kingsley Lattimer Award from the Kidney & Urology Foundation of America. Dr. Samadi was honored for his outstanding leadership in urology, dedication and achievements in the field,...

2013-10-03 23:02:23

Ashutosh K. Tewari, MD, Named Director of Urology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, NY (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Ashutosh K. Tewari, MB BS, one of the foremost leaders in robotic prostate surgery and prostate cancer research in the world, will serve as Chairman of The Milton and Carroll Petrie Department of Urology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, effective October 15, 2013. “Dr. Tewari is a top-flight urologist and physician scientist of national and...

2013-09-24 23:32:54

Experienced Medical Device Executives Join Excelsius Surgical Board Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Excelsius Surgical, LLC today announced that it has named Dr. Fred Moll and Mr. Rich Grant to its Board of Directors. Excelsius Surgical is developing next generation surgical robotic technologies integrated with digital imaging for the spine, brain and other therapeutic markets. The addition of these experienced industry executives will provide strong leadership for the company as...

2013-09-18 23:32:41

Dr. Jonathan Zaidan, MD, FACOG, recently partnered with Dr. Douglas Pugmire to perform a complicated oopherectomy and lysis of adhesions procedure via single port robotic surgery. This brand new technology has advanced the robotic surgery platform, making ‘minimally-invasive’ surgery even more minimally invasive. Lake Orion and Clarkston, Michigan (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Minimally invasive surgery just became even more minimally invasive. Specially-trained, robotic surgeons, Dr....


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