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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...

2014-05-11 23:02:00

As the FDA Warns against Power Morcellation Hysterectomies and Morcellation Lawsuits Are Filed; Alonso Krangle LLP Notes The Ongoing Debate of The Use of Power Morcellators. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 With new morcellation lawsuits being filed, there is a growing debate among doctors and patients involving a hysterectomy procedure utilizing power morcellators, a device commonly used in hysterectomies. As reported by CBS News, power morcellation surgeries can potentially spread...

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....

2014-04-28 23:08:06

The global medical robots market is segmented on the basis of products, applications, and geography. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/medical-robotic-systems-market-2916860.html (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 The “Medical Robots Market by Type (Surgical Robot, Rehabilitation Robotics, Telemedicine, Assistive Robots, Orthotics, Prosthetics, Radio Surgery, Exoskeleton) & Application (Orthopedic, Neurology, Laparoscopy) - Global Forecasts to 2018” analyzes and studies the...

2014-04-28 23:00:50

Intuitive Surgical Inc., the maker of the da Vinci surgical robot, cut estimates for the number of surgical procedures expected to be performed with its robot system in the wake of a federal regulator warning concerning the risk of cancer spreading during uterine surgeries when power morcellators are used. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, notes that,...

2014-04-24 16:30:02

FRISCO, Texas, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The surgical team at Centennial Medical Center, Frisco, TX is proud to provide patients with some of the most minimally invasive surgical options, including the single-incision, robotic-assisted procedure using the da Vinci(®) Surgical System. During a da Vinci(®) Single-Site((TM)) surgery, one tiny incision is made in the belly button, approximately one inch long, resulting in a virtually scar-free procedure. The Food and Drug...


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