Tag: Neurosurgery

NICO raises US$12.5 million in oversubscribed investment round

NICO Corporation has completed a US$12.5 million capital raise in an oversubscribed round that will scale the business, and leverage continued progress on the company's recently completed adaptive...

IRRAS announces educational webinar series alongside Jacobs Institute and University of...

IRRAS today announced the launch of a new educational webinar series, entitled “Exploring the Impact of IRRAflow's Active Fluid Exchange: Our Early Experience Utilizing...

Insightec announces financing up to US$200 million to support continued growth

Insightec has announced that it has signed a credit facility for up to US$200 million with affiliates of existing shareholders, Perceptive Advisors and Community Fund....

AiM unveils prototype of MRI-compatible neurosurgical robot, receives Sontag Foundation funding

AiM Medical Robotics has announced the unveiling of a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-compatible prototype of its “industry-first” robotics platform, a company press release states,...

Minnetronix makes “world’s first” expandable brain port available to neurosurgical markets

Minnetronix Medical’s first product, which the company says was conceptualised, developed, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared and manufactured internally, is now fully commercialised...

Taiwan’s FDA approves first autonomous neurosurgical navigation robot from Brain Navi

NaoTrac, a CE-certified neurosurgical navigation robot from Brain Navi Biotechnology, has achieved approval from Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration (TFDA), and submission to the...

Silk Vista Baby demonstrates safety and effectiveness in PICA aneurysm treatment

Following a retrospective review of databases from multiple different centres, researchers have reported the safe and effective use of the Silk Vista Baby (Balt)...

NICO announces new distributor for neurosurgery markets in Australia and New...

NICO Corporation recently announced that it has partnered with Imedcare, an Australia-based supplier and distributor of devices, as its distributor for the neurosurgery markets in the medical...

Pedro Lylyk

Pedro Lylyk’s work and achievements in the neurosurgical field have spanned several decades, and range from a momentous intracranial stent placement in 1996, to...

Artificial intelligence tutoring outperforms expert instructors in neurosurgical training

Against the backdrop of remote learning technologies becoming increasingly important within medical training during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study has found that—in a...

AiM Medical Robotics raises US$3.4 million to accelerate MRI-compatible robotics platform

AiM Medical Robotics recently announced that it has raised US$3.4 million in seed funding, led by IQ Capital and Surrey Capital Partners. Other investors include The...

Zeta Surgical secures US$5.2 million to enhance AI-driven neurosurgical technologies

Zeta Surgical has announced the close of US$5.2 million in seed financing—and will use these funds to finalise development of its neurosurgical navigation platform, Zeta,...
cerus study

Latest data reinforce evidence on safety and effectiveness of Contour intra-aneurysmal...

Fresh data from the CERUS study—the first multicentre clinical trial evaluating safety and effectiveness outcomes with the Contour neurovascular system (Cerus Endovascular)—have indicated “encouraging...

CyberKnife robotic radiosurgery system approved for treatment of trigeminal neuralgia in...

Accuray has received approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (Shonin) to market the CyberKnife robotic radiosurgery system for the treatment of...

ClaroNav receives Chinese regulatory clearance for Navient neuro-navigation system

ClaroNav Kolahi—a subsidiary of ClaroNav—has received regulatory clearance from the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) to market and sell its Navient cranial model in...
exablate neuro fda approval

Indian health ministry approves Exablate Neuro focused ultrasound platform

Insightec has announced its incisionless neurosurgery platform, the Exablate 4000, has received market approval by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO)—part of the Ministry...

NeuroOne successfully completes feasibility study of Evo ablation electrode

NeuroOne Medical Technologies has announced the successful completion of an animal feasibility study of its combination recording and ablation technology at T3 Labs and...
craniotomy neuroscience ward

Postoperative admission of adult craniotomy patients to neuroscience ward reduces length...

Admitting adult craniotomy patients without significant comorbidities, who are expected to have a short length of stay, to the neuroscience ward has been associated...
surgical theater israel

Neurosurgery with Surgical Theater’s VR and AR technologies set for first...

Rambam Healthcare Medical Center in Haifa, Israel is set to become the first medical centre in Israel to use virtual reality (VR) and augmented...
michael chen snis president

Michael Chen becomes 26th president of SNIS

Michael Chen, a neurointerventionist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, USA, has been named the president of the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS)...

Revolution in neurotherapy? Spotlight on focused ultrasound at 2021 EAN congress

While focused ultrasound is by no means a brand-new innovation in the field of neurotherapy—having first been deployed in the 1950s, if not earlier,...
remote stroke interventions

SNIS 2021: Remote stroke interventions raise several unique ethical challenges

At the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery’s 18th annual meeting (SNIS; July 26–29 2021, Colorado Springs, USA and virtual), Jeffrey Saver, professor of Neurology at...

Research shows new surgical technology may help reduce brain aneurysm regrowth

A new tool for treating brain aneurysms may protect artery blood flow during surgery and reduce the risk of aneurysm regrowth, according to a...
neuro42

Neuro42 closes US$6.5 million Series A financing round

Neuro42, a US medical technology start-up focused on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and robotics, has announced the close of a US$6.5 million Series A...
quicktome omniscient neurotechnology

Omniscient Neurotechnology launches Quicktome brain-mapping platform following FDA clearance

Omniscient Neurotechnology has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for Quicktome—a digital brain-mapping platform that allows neurosurgeons to visualise and understand...
Omniscient Neurotechnology

Omniscient Neurotechnology raises AUD$40 million in Series B financing

Omniscient Neurotechnology, a Sydney-based brain-mapping technology company, has announced the completion of a AUD$40 million Series B financing round. The funding will allow Omniscient...
pipeline embolization device

Data from 1,000 aneurysms indicate Pipeline Embolization Device is safe and...

The endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms using the Pipeline Embolization Device (PED; Medtronic) has been deemed safe and effective following a study involving data...
livestreamed surgeries

Livestreamed procedures close distance between clinicians and trainees during pandemic

Phil Taussky outlines a simple yet effective livestreaming platform that holds benefits for neurosurgeons during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. One of the challenges faced by...
complex cranial procedures

Medtronic and Surgical Theater to provide first real-time AR platform for...

Medtronic will partner with American health technology firm Surgical Theater to provide the first augmented reality (AR) platform for use in real time during...

Laboratory evaluation of a robotic operative microscope: A visualisation platform for...

Operative microscopes have become fundamental to the success of modern neurosurgical and other surgical specialty procedures. They have become active platforms for the development...

Medtronic announces voluntary worldwide recall of its StrataMR adjustable valves and...

Medtronic has announced that on 22 February, 2017 it notified customers of a voluntary recall of all unused units of the StrataMR adjustable valves...