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FDA approves new medical robot from Auris Surgical


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Teleoperated ARES robot (Auris Robotic Endoscopy System) was cleared by the FDA at the end of May.

ARES navigated the airways of all 15 trial patients without adverse effects.

Robotics can add more precision and maintain good ergonomics for the surgeon.

Stealthy startup is led by Frederic Moll – co-founder of industry leader Intuitive Surgical.

Looking to expand the applicability of robotics to a broad spectrum of medical procedures.

Focusing on endolumenal surgery which involves surgeons introducing flexible robots via the body’s natural openings.

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