Tag: Neurosurgery

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...
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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...
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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)...
focused ultrasound neurotherapy

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...
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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...
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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...