News tagged with surgical robots

New software to help organizations build smarter products

IBM today announced new software to help organizations bring intelligence to the products, systems and applications people use everyday. From creation to development and delivery, the new software simplifies the entire process ...

Nov 12, 2012
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The power to heal at the tips of your fingers

(Phys.org) -- The intricate properties of the fingertips have been mimicked and recreated using semiconductor devices in what researchers hope will lead to the development of advanced surgical gloves.

Aug 09, 2012
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Robotics award for i-Snake team (w/ video)

The research team behind a robotic snake-like device for surgery called i-Snake have won a prestigious award at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation.

Jun 24, 2011
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Da Vinci surgical robot makes a tiny paper airplane

(PhysOrg.com) -- The da Vinci surgical robot may be best known for performing prostate, gynecological, and heart valve surgeries. But in its spare moments, as Dr. James Porter of the Swedish Medical Center ...

Apr 05, 2011 weblog
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McSleepy meets DaVinci

In a world first, a completely robotic surgery and anesthesia has been performed at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). The DaVinci surgical robot, which lets surgeons work from remote locations, was ...

Oct 19, 2010
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Robotic surgery: How safe is it?

When Mea Figueroa of St. Cloud was told that a robot would be performing a delicate operation to remove uterine fibroids that were causing her pain and abnormal bleeding, she hesitated slightly.

Jun 22, 2010
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Surgery on beating heart thanks to robotic helping hand

If you've been waiting for the day to arrive when computers actually start performing surgery, that moment might soon be upon us. A French team has developed a computerized 3D model that allows surgeons to use robotics to ...

Dec 11, 2009
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