Recently, Professor Surjo R. Soekadar outlined current and upcoming applications of brain-computer interfaces.
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Researchers at the Hamlyn Centre, Imperial College London, have introduced a novel tool for generating accurate endoscopic datasets.
Smart speakers that are customarily used in your living room can be programmed to act as an aid to physicians in hospital operating rooms.
The wearable devices aim to reduce or redistribute spine loading associated with heavy manual work.
Scientists have developed a soft that valve paves the way for fully soft robots.
Egidijus Pelanis, a medical doctor at Oslo University Hospital, explains how extended realities is applied in the operating room.
For the first time, a steerable catheter will give neurosurgeons the ability to steer the device in any direction they want while navigating the brain's arteries and blood vessels.
A simulation engine predicts the forces acting on a knife as it cuts through soft materials, a capability that could have applications for safer surgical robotics.
Researchers have developed a robotic neck brace that may help doctors analyze the impact of cancer treatments on the neck mobility of patients and guide their recovery.
The team of the Dynamic HIPS are working on a hip replacement simulator that will help future surgeons to practice the intervention.
New research could help surgeons perform liver resections with greater accuracy and deliver improved patient outcomes.
Professor Dr Henning Windhagen is a great fan of semi-automatic systems in the OR that help with implants but leave the surgeon in the driver’s seat.
In 2032, a man lies critically injured on a remote road following a car accident. His life is in the balance, but data visualization, remote robotics, biofabrication and virtual care will combine to give him the best possible chance of survival.
Dr Jan Stallkamp has a vision: robots that can treat patients more efficiently and more precisely than any human physician.
Researchers have developed a minuscule robot that could revolutionize surgical procedures for treating prostate cancer.
The patch, which can be folded around surgical tools, may someday be used in robotic surgery to repair tissues and organs.
Researchers have enabled a quadriplegic man to control a pair of prosthetic arms with his mind.
Researchers have found a way to send tiny, soft robots into humans, potentially opening the door for less invasive surgeries and ways to deliver treatments for several conditions.
Researchers have developed an robotic system to enhance the safety and efficacy of endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for the treatment of gastrointestinal cancer.
Artificial intelligence is developing at an enormous speed and intelligent instruments will profoundly change surgery and medical interventions.
One of the crucial future technologies in surgery is Augmented Reality. Most experts agree that AR will increase safety and efficiency, improve surgical training and decrease costs.
Researchers have developed a surgical robot that improves precision and control of teleoperated surgical procedures.
In the next-generation operating room interconnected sensors will collect data, analyse it in real-time and make it available to digital assistance functions.
Robotic surgery for patients with early stage, oropharyngeal squamous cell cancer is associated with improved health outcomes, including better long-term survival.
avateramedical GmbH announced the acquisition of FORWARDttc GmbH, an automation technology company with special focus on robotics hard- and software.
Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Germany have developed powerful nanopropellers that can be steered into the interior of cells to deliver gene therapy.
Sending small electrical currents to the fingertips of someone operating a robotic arm can help surgeons during robot-assisted procedures.
Using a robot to treat brain aneurysms is feasible and could allow for improved precision when placing stents, coils and other devices.
Scientists have designed a new type of controller for the robotic arm used in robotic surgery.
Researchers have developed a gynecological surgical assistance robot for uterine operations.
Researchers developed a bullet-shaped, synthetic miniature robot which is acoustically propelled forward – a speeding bullet, in the truest sense of the word.
Engineers aim to offer minimally invasive surgery through a single incision, rather than several incisions.
Robocath announced it has successfully completed six robotic coronary angioplasties with R-One, a first for the continent of Africa.
Researchers are using laser scalpels and precision robotics to make tattoo removal faster, more accurate and less painful.
Researchers have developed a new method to guide endovascular instruments into complex vascular structures that were inaccessible to endovascular surgeons until now.
Researchers report that among patients with obesity, robotic kidney transplants produce survival outcomes comparable to those seen among nonobese patients.
Introduction of the avatera system into everyday clinical practice in Europe and a broad market launch expected in 2020.
A robotic single-port kidney transplant, which enables all surgical instruments and the donor kidney to be placed through one small abdominal incision.
Researchers have been investigating whether artificial intelligence might be used to steer a catheter automatically and reliably to a blocked blood vessel.
The robotic procedures were performed at in France and precede the first clinical study of its kind to be conducted in Europe.
Collaborators are developing an endoscopic robotic system with two-handed dexterity at a much smaller scale than existing options.
Researchers have successfully implanted sensors in three male patients following nerve transfers, to transmit biosignals for wireless control of robotic arms.
In a new study, researchers have demonstrated a novel and non-invasive way to manipulate cells through microrobotics.
Clinical studies on robot-assisted surgery for indications in the thorax and abdomen have so far shown few advantages for this cost-intensive surgical method.
A state-of-the-art brain-machine interface created by UC San Francisco neuroscientists can generate natural-sounding synthetic speech by using brain activity to control a virtual vocal tract – an anatomically detailed computer simulation including the lips, jaw, tongue and larynx.
UT Southwestern has become the first medical center in Texas to use a robotic tool that allows surgeons to perform complicated operations using just a single incision.
Scientists have developed an ultra-light glove that enables users to feel and manipulate virtual objects. Their system provides extremely realistic haptic feedback and could run on a battery, allowing for unparalleled freedom of movement.
K-FLEX, a flexible endoscopic surgical robot developed opens a new chapter for precise and minimally invasive robot-assisted surgery.
Robotic partial nephrectomy results in better outcomes than either open or laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for patients with early kidney cancer.
In a world premiere, a team of researchers has developed a magnetic 3D printed microscopic robot that can carry cells to precise locations in live animals.
An engineer designed the first neurosurgical robotic system capable of performing bilateral stereotactic neurosurgery inside a MRI scanner.
The first comprehensive study comparing the outcomes of robotic surgery to those of traditional open surgery in any organ has found that the surgeries are equally effective in treating bladder cancer.
RoSE is first device to measure 3D stiffness of human torso, could lead to new treatments for children with spine deformities such as idiopathic scoliosis and kyphosis.