Do you remember how Anakin Skywalker was seriously burnt and lost his legs in the third episode of Star Wars, The Revenge of the Sith? And do you also remember how robot surgeons did the best they could to save him? 99 more words
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If the next physician you see has a robotic bedside manner, it could be for good reason: That doctor might actually be a robot. Surgical robots that help perform delicate, minimally invasive procedures have been around for more than 15 years. 49 more words
Two and a half years ago, employees at THINK Surgical, a robotic surgery development company in Fremont, California, were cleaning out a storage unit near their headquarters when they found an object that appeared to be an old robot arm. 161 more words
Maxon brushless DC motors, gearheads and encoders are at work in a laser system for CT-guided procedures.
Doctors rely upon high-resolution CT images, for example, to guide biopsies, make diagnoses or for pain relief therapies. 201 more words
The number of worldwide medical patents filed in 2015 was more than twelve-thousand. The term “innovation” certainly applies to this industry.
In the field of medical technology, surgeon’s tools and machines are becoming smaller. 140 more words