Robotics

Mazor Robotics and Medtronic Combine Efforts on the Commercialization of Mazor X™: An Innovative Guidance System for Spine Surgery
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Mazor Robotics and Medtronic Combine Efforts on the Commercialization of Mazor X™: An Innovative Guidance System for Spine Surgery

ORLANDO, Fla., March 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Mazor Robotics Ltd. is a global leader in the development and distribution of innovative surgical guidance systems for spine and brain surgery. Mazor Robotics Inc., the US subsidiary of Mazor Robotics LTD is recognized as one of largest players in the robotics and […]

Smith & Nephew previews NAVIO™ Robotics-assisted Total Knee Application at AAOS ahead of full market release in Q2 2017
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Smith & Nephew previews NAVIO™ Robotics-assisted Total Knee Application at AAOS ahead of full market release in Q2 2017

LONDON, March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Smith & Nephew (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN), the global medical technology business, today announces the upcoming full market release of its NAVIO hand-held robotics-assisted total knee arthroplasty (TKA) system. Smith & Nephew will be hosting live hands-on demonstrations for surgeons at the 2017 Annual American Academy […]

Zimmer Biomet Showcases New Product Innovation, Novel Digital Health Offering and Robotic Technology at AAOS 2017
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Zimmer Biomet Showcases New Product Innovation, Novel Digital Health Offering and Robotic Technology at AAOS 2017

WARSAW, Ind., March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZBH), a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, today announced plans to highlight its latest commercial offerings and preview its next generation of technological innovations at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting this week in […]

Stryker launches expensive Mako robot for knee replacement in cost-conscious era
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Stryker launches expensive Mako robot for knee replacement in cost-conscious era

By ARUNDHATI PARMAR – MedCity News As value-based care and bundled payments begin to take hold in the orthopedics industry and healthcare overall, Kalamazoo, Michigan-based Stryker is doing something counterintuitive. It is launching an expensive piece of equipment. Coinciding with the first day of the annual meeting of the American Academy […]

OMNIlife science™, Inc. Announces First Clinical Use of Novel Robotic Tissue Balancing Device for OMNIBotics® Technology Platform
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OMNIlife science™, Inc. Announces First Clinical Use of Novel Robotic Tissue Balancing Device for OMNIBotics® Technology Platform

RAYNHAM, Mass., March 13, 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 the first clinical use of a novel robotic tissue balancing device for use with OMNI’s market-leading OMNIBotics® robotic-assisted total knee replacement […]

TransEnterix to Present at the RBC Capital Markets Global Healthcare Conference
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TransEnterix to Present at the RBC Capital Markets Global Healthcare Conference

February 09, 2017 RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TransEnterix, Inc. (NYSE MKT:TRXC) announced today that Todd M. Pope, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Joseph P. Slattery, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the RBC Capital Markets Global Healthcare Conference at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel […]

Medtronic, Intuitive Surgical Lead Japan Surgical Navigation and Robotics Systems Market Driven by Changes in Regulatory Policy
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Medtronic, Intuitive Surgical Lead Japan Surgical Navigation and Robotics Systems Market Driven by Changes in Regulatory Policy

VANCOUVER, BC–(Marketwired – February 01, 2017) – According to a new series of reports on the Japanese robotics and surgical navigation market by iData Research (www.idataresearch.com), the market in the region is still in its infancy. While several systems have regular sales and a growing installed-base, a number of companies […]

Scripps Encinitas Doctors First in West to Perform Spine Surgery with New Advanced Robotic Technology
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Scripps Encinitas Doctors First in West to Perform Spine Surgery with New Advanced Robotic Technology

ENCINITAS, CA–(Marketwired – January 12, 2017) – Doctors at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas have become the first west of the Rocky Mountains to perform spinal fusion surgery using a new sophisticated robotic-guided technology that brings a new level of accuracy to these delicate operations. On Jan. 10, Scripps orthopedic surgeons […]

Analyst: There’s a ‘mismatch’ between expectations and reality for Stryker’s Mako platform
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Analyst: There’s a ‘mismatch’ between expectations and reality for Stryker’s Mako platform

JANUARY 3, 2017 BY BRAD PERRIELLO A 51-physician Barclays survey of U.S. hip and knee surgeons today prompted analyst Matthew Taylor to question investors’ expectations for Stryker‘s (NYSE:SYK) Mako robot-assisted surgery platform. Some 22% of the docs surveyed reported using the Mako system, most for partial knee replacement procedures, with […]

Globus Medical Announces CE Mark for Excelsius GPS™
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Globus Medical Announces CE Mark for Excelsius GPS™

AUDUBON, Pa., Jan. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE:GMED), a leading musculoskeletal implant manufacturer, today announced that the Excelsius GPS™, a revolutionary system providing robotic trajectory guidance and navigation, is now CE marked. This platform technology supports both minimally invasive and open orthopedic and neurosurgical procedures, with […]