Robotic surgery
Robotic surgery, computer-assisted surgery, and robotically-assisted surgery are terms for technological developments that use robotic systems to aid in surgical procedures. Robotically-assisted surge...
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Robots Outperform Surgeons Operating On Pigs
Surgeons and scientists from the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children's National are the first to demonstrate that supervised, autonomous robotic soft tissue surgery on...
'Da Vinci' robot allows patients to leave hospital two days after major surgery
The Da Vinci robot, used by the Newcastle Hospital Trust, has allowed patients to leave hospital within two days of surgery, suffering only minimal post-operative pain.
Robotic Spine and Brain Surgery - Mazor Renaissance Technion Born Technology
Prof. Moshe Shoham of Technion-Israel Institute of Technology's D. Dan and Betty Kahn Medical Robotics Laboratory in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering is the Founder and CTO of Mazor Robotics. The...
Robotic Tentacle Targets Keyhole Surgery
Italian engineers have built a robotic arm, aimed at improving surgical operations and inspired by the octopus. Just like its aquatic inspiration, the robotic tentacle has no rigid skeleton; it can be...
​Revolutionary ‘Da Vinci’ robot performs breakthrough micro-surgical treatment
In a huge breakthrough for medical science, a robot fitted with multiple arms has performed its first operation on a human patient, meaning revolutionary new treatments will be available for the first...
Cyberknife
The CyberKnife is a frameless robotic radiosurgery system used for treating benign tumors, malignant tumors and other medical conditions. The system was invented by John R. Adler, a Stanford Universi...
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Da Vinci Surgical System
The da Vinci Surgical System is a robotic surgical system made by the American company Intuitive Surgical. Approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2000, it is designed to facilitate comp...
Gamma Knife
Radiosurgery is surgery using radiation, that is, the destruction of precisely selected areas of tissue using ionizing radiation rather than excision with a blade. Like other forms of radiation therap...
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Lindbergh Operation
The Lindbergh operation was a complete tele-surgical operation carried out by a team of French surgeons located in New York on a patient in Strasbourg, France (over a distance of several thousand mile...
NeuroArm
NeuroArm is an engineering research surgical robot specifically designed for neurosurgery. It is the first image-guided, MR-compatible surgical robot that has the capability to perform both microsurge...
Robot-assisted heart surgery
Robotic surgery, computer-assisted surgery, and robotically-assisted surgery are terms for technological developments that use robotic systems to aid in surgical procedures. Robotically-assisted surge...
Sensei robotic catheter system
The Sensei X robotic catheter is a medical robot designed to enhance a physician’s ability to perform complex operations using a small flexible tube called a catheter. As open surgical procedures that...
Stereotaxis
Stereotactic surgery or stereotaxy (not to be confused with the virtuality concept of stereotaxy) is a minimally invasive form of surgical intervention which makes use of a three-dimensional coordinat...
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'Da Vinci' robot allows patients to leave hospital two days after major surgery
The Da Vinci robot, used by the Newcastle Hospital Trust, has allowed patients to leave hospital within two days of surgery, suffering only minimal post-operative pain.
Proton therapy
Proton therapy or proton beam therapy is a medical procedure, a type of particle therapy that uses a beam of protons to irradiate diseased tissue, most often in the treatment of cancer. Proton therapy...
Megavoltage X-rays
Megavoltage X-rays are produced by linear accelerators ("linacs") operating at voltages in excess of 1000 kV (1 MV) range, and therefore have an energy in the MeV range (see external beam ra...