Robotic Surgery News

Cobots could solve caring crisis as population ages

BBC - 22-Apr-2019

A useful short term fix until rejuvenation technologies mean we are no longer elderly

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World's first 5G operation performed on an animal

Independent - 17-Jan-2019

Speed and latency of 5G is enabling telepresence and telesurgery applications

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Spinal surgery robot more accurate than humanly possible

Digital Health - 10-Jan-2019

Pre-planned procedures are the next step to fully autonomous robotic surgery

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Robot seeks out skin cancer with suction (video)

BBC - 15-Oct-2018

A robot developed by the MIT is helping wth the diagnosis of skin conditions and abnormalities

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New Versius robot surgery system coming to NHS

BBC - 03-Sep-2018

This new robot is smaller and easier to set-up allowing a wider range of procedures

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8 Types of Robotic Surgery Being Used Today

Nanalyze - 20-Jul-2018

Brief description of available robotic surgery procedures and their corresponding equipment

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Robot First: Operating On A Human Eye

Futurism - 18-Jun-2018

The PRECEYES system performed 12 delicate eye surgeries successfully

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Machines may replace traditional medical stitching

Nursing Times - 31-May-2018

Sutrue developed a new handheld device to assist with stitching and reduce risk of infection

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First use of Medineering Robotic Endoscopy system

MassDevice - 26-Apr-2018

Robotic Endoscopy system used in its first clinical procedure.

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Vicarious Surgical raises $17m VR robot-assisted surgery device

MassDevice - 17-Apr-2018

Ccombines virtual reality with proprietary human-like surgical robotics.

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Robotic device revolutionises knee surgery at London hospital

Evening Standard - 04-Apr-2018

Hand-held robot is revolutionising knee replacement surgery.

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Robot Passes Chinese Medical Licensing Exam

Futurism - 20-Nov-2017

Xiaoyi is a robot developed by leading Chinese AI company iFlytek.

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Japanese surgical robot aims to challenge da Vinci

The Robot Report - 30-Oct-2017

Riverfield Surgical Robot Laboratory raises $10 million for Emaro robot-assisted surgery platform.

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Autonomous Robot Beats Human Surgeons At Flesh-Cutting

IEEE Spectrum - 13-Oct-2017

Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot (STAR) makes more precise cuts than expert surgeons.

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Robot dentist fits implants without any human involvement

South China Morning Post - 21-Sep-2017

Medical staff present but did not play an active role.

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The robot that eliminates cancer cells using X-rays

DAWN - 05-Sep-2017

CyberKnife uses X-ray cameras to monitor the position of the tumour and moves with the patient's breathing.

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KUKA’s New Medical Robot Enters Market

Engineering - 31-Aug-2017

KUKA’s LBR iiwa industrial robot, is designed for delicate assembly work.

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World’s smallest surgical robot to start a hospital revolution

Guardian - 20-Aug-2017

Versius will slash costs, improve patient recovery times and help speed up keyhole surgery.

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Smaller, smarter, softer robotic arm for endoscopic surgery

Harvard University - 02-Aug-2017

Bioinspired approach combines pop-up fabrication with soft robotics.

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Robots Will Soon Replace Doctors In Healthcare

Forbes - 10-Jul-2017

Current surgical robots make ths job easier for a human surgeon.

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