Dr. Frank Phillips, Professor and Director of the Division of Spine Surgery and the Section of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at Rush University Medical Center, completed the first augmented reality (AR) minimally invasive spine surgery.
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.
An anaesthesia team used 3D printing and virtual reality to produce an exact model of the airway of a 7-year-old girl in order to prepare properly for an operation to remove part of her lung.
Sending small electrical currents to the fingertips of someone operating a robotic arm can help surgeons during robot-assisted procedures.
Augmented reality ultrasound has, for the first time, made it possible to superimpose topographical representations of ultrasound images directly on a patient, with the examiner seeing the sectional image in AR glasses.
Biomedical engineers developed a handheld 3D bioprinter that could revolutionize the way musculoskeletal surgical procedures are performed.
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.
Thanks to smart software doctors will soon be able to detect early signs of esophageal cancer in patients with so-called Barrett’s esophagus.
Researchers have developed a gynecological surgical assistance robot for uterine operations.
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.
Physicists from University of Augsburg have developed a "smart" coating that is particularly toxic when bacteria are present in its environment.
Researchers have developed a novel methodology to provide non-invasive analysis of meniscal implants.
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.