- Surgical robots dominate the global MRCAS market
- Nerve sparing with da Vinci
- Snake robots from the RobArt group
- Titan announced an early user study on their robotic tool, Insertable Robotic Effector Platform (IREP). You can als ocheck their latest company presentation. As revealed, they have some IP submissions related to a stapler from Mayo Clinic and the IREP from Columbia University. Interestingly, they cut back their burning rate to half since spring.
- While law suits against Intuitiveare here to stay, the market is positive, and looking forward to the Q2 results, to be released July 19.
- Rumor has it, a CyberKnife system will be soon installed in Hungary, becoming the very first surgical robot to be setup. That would make certain cancer treatment a lot more affordable. You can watch Prof. Fiorini's talk from February covering some parts of their Surgenius project. Another presentation from last IROS can be found here.
- Nice video of robotics lectures, including Profs. Taylor, Dario, Hirzinger, Poignet and others
- An interview with Hsiao-Wei Tang, developer of Vesalius robot
- Summary of Children’s National robotic surgery program
- ASCEPULAR advances 3D endoscpoy
- Italian hospital conducts first fully robotic liver procedure
- Walking support from University of Arizona
- Brain controlled robots are coming
- Transforming medicine á la Mayo
A cute figure from a 1991 ROBODOC paper: