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Spine Surgeon in Thailand Successfully Completes First International Mazor Robotics PROlat™ Case
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Spine Surgeon in Thailand Successfully Completes First International Mazor Robotics PROlat™ Case

ORLANDO, Fla. – September 18, 2017 – Mazor Robotics, a pioneer and leader in the field of surgical guidance systems, announced that the first international PROlat case was performed by Assoc. Prof. Wicharn Yingsakmongkol, MD in Bangkok, Thailand. PROlat is a single-position solution for placing pedicle screws and other spinal hardware in the […]

Mazor Robotics Announces CE Mark Approval for the Mazor X Surgical Assurance Platform
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Mazor Robotics Announces CE Mark Approval for the Mazor X Surgical Assurance Platform

September 20, 2017 CAESAREA, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mazor Robotics Ltd. (TASE: MZOR; NASDAQGM: MZOR), a pioneer and a leader in the field of surgical robotic systems, announced today CE Mark approval for its Mazor X Surgical Assurance Platform. The CE Mark allows Mazor and its commercial partner, Medtronic, to market the Mazor […]

TransEnterix, Inc. Reports Progress on Senhance FDA Submission
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TransEnterix, Inc. Reports Progress on Senhance FDA Submission

September 18, 2017 RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TransEnterix, Inc. (NYSE American: TRXC), a medical device company that is pioneering the use of robotics to improve minimally invasive surgery, today announced the Company has filed its response to the Food and Drug Administration’s (“FDA”) Additional Information (“AI”) request related to the […]

HSS’ USE OF ROBOTICS IN SURGERY
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HSS’ USE OF ROBOTICS IN SURGERY

Elizabeth Hofheinz, M.P.H., M.Ed. / 9-18-2017 Todd Albert, M.D. is surgeon-in-chief and medical director and Korein-Wilson Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York. Dr. Albert, president-elect of the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS), knows that as a surgeon, it’s good to control what you can […]

OMNIlife science™, Inc. Receives 510(k) Clearance from FDA for Revolutionary Robotic Tissue Balancing Device
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OMNIlife science™, Inc. Receives 510(k) Clearance from FDA for Revolutionary Robotic Tissue Balancing Device

AYNHAM, Mass., Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — OMNIlife science, Inc. (“OMNI™”), a privately-held, established  medical technology company targeting the $15 billion global hip and knee replacement device market, announced today that the FDA has issued 510(k) clearance for its proprietary robotic tissue balancing device which is used with OMNI’s market-leading OMNIBotics® robotic-assisted total knee […]

Mazor Robotics to Present at the Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference
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Mazor Robotics to Present at the Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference

September 05, 2017 CAESAREA, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mazor Robotics Ltd. (TASE:MZOR)(NASDAQGM:MZOR), a pioneer and a leader in the field of surgical guidance systems announced today that Sharon Levita, Chief Financial Officer & Vice President, Business Operations, is scheduled to present an overview of the Company, via a fireside chat discussion, at the […]

Mazor Robotics and Medtronic Enter Next Phase of Strategic Partnership; Medtronic to Make a $40 million Third Tranche Investment in Mazor
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Mazor Robotics and Medtronic Enter Next Phase of Strategic Partnership; Medtronic to Make a $40 million Third Tranche Investment in Mazor

CAESAREA, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Mazor Robotics Ltd. (MZOR), a pioneer and a leader in the field of surgical guidance systems, today announced that it has entered the next phase of its strategic partnership with Medtronic earlier than planned and their existing agreements have been amended accordingly. The agreements provide for the […]

GLOBUS MEDICAL ANNOUNCES FDA 510(K) CLEARANCE FOR EXCELSIUS GPS™
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GLOBUS MEDICAL ANNOUNCES FDA 510(K) CLEARANCE FOR EXCELSIUS GPS™

AUDUBON, Pa., Aug. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE:GMED), a leading musculoskeletal solutions company, today announced that the Excelsius GPS™, a revolutionary robotic guidance and navigation system, has been 510(k) cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This platform technology supports minimally invasive and open orthopedic […]

Colorado pediatric-surgery tech maker reaches deal with California’s Intuitive Surgical
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Colorado pediatric-surgery tech maker reaches deal with California’s Intuitive Surgical

Aug 15, 2017 – Reporter Greg Avery, Denver Business Journal A Colorado medical device startup making surgical tools for minimally-invasive operations on children has reached a deal with one of the best-known makers of surgery robotics used on adults. Louisville-based JustRight Surgical expects its new licensing pact with Intuitive Surgical, the Sunnyvale, California-based maker of […]

TransEnterix Announces First Senhance U.S. Innovation Center at Florida Hospital Orlando
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TransEnterix Announces First Senhance U.S. Innovation Center at Florida Hospital Orlando

August 03, 2017 RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TransEnterix, Inc. (NYSE MKT: TRXC), a medical device company that is pioneering the use of robotics to improve minimally invasive surgery, today announced that it has installed a Senhance Surgical Robot at the Institute for Surgical Advancement at Florida Hospital Orlando. The Senhance […]

Globus Medical Announces Acquisition of Robotics Developer KB Medical
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Globus Medical Announces Acquisition of Robotics Developer KB Medical

AUDUBON, Pa., Aug. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Globus Medical, Inc. (GMED), a leading musculoskeletal solutions manufacturer, today announced that the acquisition of KB Medical, SA, a robotic developer based in Lausanne, Switzerland, closed during the second quarter of 2017. “The acquisition of KB Medical demonstrates Globus Medical’s continued commitment […]

Titan Medical Partners With Florida Hospital Nicholson Center for SPORT Feasibility and Validation Studies
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Titan Medical Partners With Florida Hospital Nicholson Center for SPORT Feasibility and Validation Studies

TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – July 10, 2017) – Titan Medical Inc. (“Titan” or the “Company”) (TSX: TMD) (OTCQB: TITXF), a medical device company focused on the design, development and commercialization of a robotic surgical system for application in minimally invasive surgery (MIS), announces a collaboration with Florida Hospital Nicholson Center for feasibility and validation […]

Robot wars: knee surgery marks new battleground for companies
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Robot wars: knee surgery marks new battleground for companies

July 6, 2017 – By Paul Sandle and Ben Hirschler | Reuters  (Reuters) – The world’s top medical technology companies are turning to robots to help with complex knee surgery, promising quicker procedures and better results in operations that often leave patients dissatisfied. Demand for artificial replacement joints is growing fast, as baby boomers’ knees and […]