Latest Remote surgery Stories

2014-06-03 23:00:55

Versatility of the live, browser-based, high definition image sharing system allows doctors in various fields of both human and veterinarian medicine to confer with colleagues to ensure a timely diagnosis. Melville, New York (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Remote Medical Technologies’ iMedHD2™ Telemedicine Systems are seen to be productive throughout a wide range of medical fields. Pathologists, radiologists, veterinarians, and technicians are successfully experiencing the advanced...

2012-01-12 21:17:51

Raven II system developed at UC Santa Cruz and University of Washington Robotics experts at the University of California, Santa Cruz and the University of Washington (UW) have completed a set of seven advanced robotic surgery systems for use by major medical research laboratories throughout the United States. After a round of final tests, five of the systems will be shipped to medical robotics researchers at Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, University of Nebraska, UC Berkeley,...

2010-02-02 14:00:00

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Corathers Health Consulting, dedicated to the advancement of medical and surgical technologies, knows that insight from practitioners is especially critical to new product design. Through early and continuous physician input, corporate development teams have the opportunity to develop better patient care technologies. This ideal applies to a vast range of surgical devices, tools, instrumentation, robotics and related products coming...

2008-11-06 09:00:45

CYPRESS, Calif., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A steady march toward using ever-more "patient-friendly" procedures in gynecological care was reflected in the proceedings of the 37th Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, hosted by the AAGL, the international professional society for specialists in minimally invasive gynecological techniques. Minimally invasive procedures are aimed at preserving the highest possible quality of life for women by using smaller and fewer incisions (or no...

2008-09-09 15:00:00

By Damayanti Datta The operation taking place in the green tiled operating room at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is almost eerie. The patient, anaesthetised and swathed in blue drapes, is lying face up on a narrow table. But no one is touching her. Instead, the lead surgeon, Dr Arvind Kumar, sits some distance away, bowed over what looks like a video-game console. Yet action is taking place. As Kumar's thumbs and forefingers hit the controls, a four-armed robot springs...

2007-04-19 00:00:00

By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP SEATTLE - Doctors and scientists from the University of Washington will get a glimpse of what it would be like to do remote surgery in space when a portable medical robot they created will be tested next month in an underwater environment designed by NASA to simulate zero gravity. The portable robot, which can be controlled over the Internet by a human surgeon many miles away, is being developed with money from the U.S. Defense Department to be used to treat...

2005-08-16 00:10:00

NEW YORK -- Keyhole or "laparoscopic" surgery for obesity can be safely performed with a completely robotic approach, new research indicates. Whether this represents a real surgical advance or just a more expensive way of doing things, however, is hotly debated. With the robotic approach, mechanical arms are attached to the instruments that the surgeon would normally hold. To operate, the surgeon sits at a console with video monitor and moves attached instruments that activate the mechanical...

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