surgery News of 09/23/19
MIT’S New Thread-Like Robots Could Travel Through Blood Vessels In The Brain For More Effective Surgery
MIT has developed robotic thread that could make existing the least invasive current brain surgery techniques even less so, and potentially make it easier and more accessible to treat brain blood vessel issues like blockages and lesions than can ...
Doctours Offers Packaged Medical Tourism For U.S. Customers
Doctours , a Los Angeles-based online platform for booking trips and treatments for medical and dental care around the world, is expanding its services to 35 countries. Founded by serial travel entrepreneur Katelyn O’Shaughnessy, whose last ...
Researchers Create First Mind-Controlled Robot Arm That Works Well Without Surgery
Carnegie Mellon researchers working with peers from the University of Minnesota have made a big breakthrough in brain-computer interface (BCI) and robotic technology: They’ve developed a way for a person to to control a robot arm with their ...
Bill Gates-Backed Vicarious Surgical Adds A Virtual Reality Twist To Robots In The Operating Room
In an operating room in rural Idaho, doctors prep a patient for surgery. They make a tiny, thumb-sized incision into the patient and insert a small robot while across the country a surgeon puts on a virtual reality headset, grabs their controllers, ...
J&J Spends $3.4 Billion In Cash For Auris Health’S Lung Cancer Diagnostics And Surgical Robots
Johnson & Johnson’s robotic surgery and medical device division, Ethicon , is dropping $3.4 billion in cash to pick up Auris Health , a developer of robotic diagnostics and surgical devices initially focused on detecting and treating ...